It’s hard to predict the future (as we recently discussed) but we can build useful frameworks that help update our mental models and assist us in making better decisions. In a new podcast, Tom Vander Ark talked to Linda Buchner about how Getting Smart frames emerging issues and invites experts and practitioners to contribute stories and examples. These crowdsourced thought leadership campaigns help illuminate the path forward and promote better decision making.

After a little backstory, Tom discussed three campaigns, the first two have resulted in published books:

Linda’s new podcast, Driven 2 Educate, has eight great shows. Topics include community development, testing, teacher retention, and making good college decisions. A great interviewer, Linda’s questions may lead you to detect her passion for working with struggling high school kids and her insight as a marketing consultant.


For more podcasts, check out the latest episodes of the Getting Smart Podcast:
For more information on Getting Smart’s thought leadership campaigns contact Caroline.

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