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Mitchell Weiss joins Joe Morris and Dustin Haisler in an interview about his upcoming book,We the Possibility: Harnessing Public Entrepreneurship to Solve Our Most Urgent Problems. ICYMI explores the latest ideas, trends, and movements in GovTech.
In this event Mitchell Weiss discusses topics in his upcoming book We the Possibility: Harnessing Public Entrepreneurship to Solve Our Most Urgent Problems such as: Public leadership which embraces more imagination and takes risks; How to shift from a mindset of 'Probability Government' to 'Possibility Government;' Seeing problems as opportunities and how to design solutions with citizens; Harnessing platform techniques for innovation and growth; and how public entrepreneurship can reinvigorate democracy.
PUBLIC's team has operational experience of government, startups, technology and finance, to help startups do business successfully with the public sector.
Verity Harding, Fellow of the Bennett Institute, Cambridge University moderates a panel discussion on how to ensure governments have the necessary skills and approach to risk so as to ensure public services are able to innovate in response to changing contexts.
Verity is joined by Admiral Tony Radakin, First Sea Lord, Royal Navy; Fiona Deans, Chief Operating Officer, Government Digital Service, Cabinet Office; Mitchell Weiss, Professor of Management Practice, Harvard Business School; Pamela Dow, Executive Director, Govt Skills and Curriculum, Cabinet office and Eldrid Jordaan, CEO, GovChat.org
Can we solve public problems anymore? According to Mitchell Weiss, the answer is yes. If we focus on “possibility government.” In this presentation at a HUBWeek Curated Conversation, Weiss – a public entrepreneurship expert and professor of management practice at Harvard Business School -- reveals what is possible with an entrepreneurial government that values trying new things. He describes how to craft a strategy that engages the public to experiment and drive change and explains the benefits of rethinking how government works in order to advance society. (Full Video Credit: From HUBWeek and Boston.com at https://www.boston.com/culture/events...)