We didn’t get $100,000,000

Feb. 14, 2017 by

Everyone who has gone from not winning to winning knows that “not winning” only becomes “losing” the moment one gives up. It’s hard not giving up when all seems lost, or when the goal is enormous and you hit mutiple not-wins.

Going with the flow

Going with the flow

Nov. 24, 2015 by

In the course of creating something new, something never been done before, dead ends, diversions, roundabouts, start-overs, are inevitable.  If first you don’t succeed… When we launched our first two demonstration projects, in Portland and Chico, we were excited Copiosis was going to

What a Citizen Jury ruling might look like

What a Citizen Jury ruling might look like

Nov. 17, 2015 by

As our demonstration projects are moving forward, I’m learning a lot.  We immediately discovered ways to improve what we’re doing.  Equally, we’re discovering how quickly other elements of our innovation come into play.  One of those is the Citizen Jury.  As

Have a plan

Jun. 16, 2015 by

We’re not at war at Copiosis, yet battlefield wisdom applies here.  To whit: Helmuth von Moltke the Elder’s famous statement:   No plan survives contact with the enemy.   Writing this post, I found the full quote much more informative:   “The