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    The Boston University Initiative on Cities presents: We the Possibility

    March 4, 2021

    Join the Boston University Initiative on Cities as we host Mitchell Weiss to discuss his new book We the Possibility: Harnessing Public Entrepreneurship to Solve Our Most Urgent Problems.
     
    In We the Possibility, Weiss makes the case for governments’ capacity to solve big problems, calling for a new era of values-driven public leadership grounded in imagination, experimentation, and scale. The book discusses how government can shift its focus from safe solutions and so-called best practices to public leadership and management in order to solve our biggest problems.

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    The Leaders Guide: We the Possibility 

    March 4, 2021

    w/ Frances Frei, Mitchell Weiss & Anita Lynch- an hour of Q&A on the topic of public leadership and Mitch's new book We the Possibility: Harnessing Public Entrepreneurship to Solve Our Most Urgent Problems.

  • Red Table Talk with Prof. Weiss

    February 19, 2021

    Join our roundtable discussion with Prof. Weiss next Friday, February 19th at 12 p.m. PST / 3 p.m. EST to learn how we can tap into the entrepreneurial spirit and savvy in government that are growing right now, and transforming the public sector's response to big problems, such as gun violence.

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    Stanford GSB: Urban Innovation Forum

    February 16, 2021

  • Anderson's Bookshops Virtual Event with Kurt Summers

    February 15, 2021

    Join Anderson's Bookshops for a virtual author event with author Mitchell Weiss to discuss his new book We The Possibility: Harnessing Public Entrepreneurship to Solve Our Most Urgent Problems. Mitchell will be in conversation with Kurt Summers, former Treasurer of the City of Chicago.

  • Harvard Book Store Virtual Event with Juliette Kayyem

    February 12, 2021

    Harvard Book Store's virtual event series welcomes MITCHELL WEISS—Professor of Management Practice in the Entrepreneurial Management unit at Harvard Business School—for a discussion of his book We the Possibility: Harnessing Public Entrepreneurship to Solve Our Most Urgent Problems. He will be joined in conversation by author and national security analyst JULIETTE KAYYEM.

  • We the Possibility: A Virtual Lunch with Mitchell Weiss and Rebecca Fishman Lipsey

    February 5, 2021

    Books & Books, Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, and The Miami Foundation present… A Virtual Lunch with Mitchell Weiss In Conversation with Rebecca Fishman Lipsey Discussing We the Possibility: Harnessing Public Entrepreneurship to Solve our Most Urgent Problems.

  • Government Technology

    January 2021

    We the Possibility - Interview with Mitchell Weiss.

  • In Case You Missed It (ICYMI)

    January 2021

    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.

  • PUBLIC Hall

    December 2020

    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.

  • GovTech Summit

    September 2020

    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

  • HubWeek 2019

    September 2019

    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...)