Event organiser: Stanford and Harvard teaching faculty, and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
On the surface, there’s not much in common between climbing Mt Everest, flying a plane and dealing with a pandemic. But there actually is, at a fundamental level.
This Innovation-ish workshop, led by teaching faculty at Harvard and Stanford universities, explored how analogies open up new thinking and bring people along.
Why? Because analogies are familiar stories that we can learn from. They make the unfamiliar familiar and they add structure to ambiguity.
Read takeaways from an earlier workshop we ran with the Stanford team.