education

Eureka! The Surprising Truth About Brilliant Ideas.

We need another approach to problem solving, what I would call creative problem solving, a way of drawing upon resources outside of our spotlight consciousness to generate not only creative solutions but solutions that can actually resolve these types of wicked problems.

Why Won’t You Read This?

Did that title jarr you a bit, perhaps even offend you just a little? Or, conversely, did I endear myself to you ever so slightly by identifying our collective inclination to skim headlines on articles we’ll never read? Regardless, you’re probably a bit more “aware” of yourself and your relation to this article; you may…

A Year for the Books

It’s 2020, so we’re looking back to review the highlights and crunch the numbers on our year that was. In our sixth year as an agency, our “Polymathletes” spent more than 22,000 hours bringing our partners’ visions to life—creating ultimate impact for their people, their clients, their customers, their donors, and their fans. At a…

Building the Jerusalem Podcast

Our team is in the midst of one of our most fascinating projects to date: building a podcast on the ancient city of Jerusalem. Last summer and fall, we traveled to Israel to plan, craft, and record content for the Philos Project’s upcoming auditory journey of the Holy City’s fascinating history. Jerusalem is indisputably among…

Content That Adds Value

In 2012, The Wikimedia Foundation, in partnership with Oxford University, conducted a blind study comparing the quality of content found on Wikipedia and Encyclopædia Britannica. The study found that there was very little difference in the quality of the content. Wikipedia scored even better in several categories. Before Wikipedia, Encyclopædia Britannica was the gold standard for general information…