September 26, 2013
The opportunity to listen and learn to bring new thought and innovative thinking into one big classroom is where business, community and economy can happen. The IdeaFestival is delivering close contact thought leaders to discuss environment, health, technology, economics, big ideas, nature, farming and more.
The take away today, delved into sustainable thinking in thought and intelligence from Beth Comstock, CMO, and leader of GE’s growth and market-innovation initiatives. She visions a lot of new skills and opportunities in this interesting times to engage people around the world where blended roles in work, machine interface and industrial design. Comstock promotes design thinking and mindfulness and new thinking.
In a world of rich data, she stated, “If you do not like data then you will not like the future.” This new reality of innovation is buttressed against the industrial mindsets that vision the competitive crush where the efficient push is more apropos. Comstock said, “1% efficiency could save $1 billion in coal fired gas plants.”
The work of efficiency and innovation was not in her close where she expressively discussed with passion the “amazing time for experimentation, disruption and dislocation. There will be big improvements to health, how we move, connect, as well as power.”
Her thoughts shared to youth are in the understanding of critical thinking and technology. Understanding the interplay of design, industrial and integration that brings new opportunities.
- GE Science Fair Advancing the Vine (landsdssustainable.com)
- Your Work Amplifies Sustainability (landsdssustainable.com)
- The Step to Sustainable Thinking (landsdssustainable.com)