In The Social Ideas Podcast: the both/and paradox, Professor Wendy Smith draws on over 25 years of research to argue that our typical either/or approaches to tensions can lead be limiting at best and detrimental at worst. She introduces the scholarship on both/and thinking as an alternative approach to enable more creative and sustainable outcomes.
Professor Smith is the founder and faculty advisor of the Lerner’s Women’s Leadership Initiative at the University of Delaware. She is also a Research Fellow with the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation.
Wendy is co-author of the book, Both/And Thinking: Embracing Creative Tensions to Solve Your Toughest Problems.