The world moves incredibly fast today, and creativity is the new working capital and the currency by which companies leverage their core competencies and brand, whether in manufacturing, medicine, technology, or advisory work.
There has been much talk of the creative class in new urbanism, but creativity knows no boundaries, and is not secularly found in large urban cores (though it does tend to cluster there). Creativity can be found in verticals as diverse as supply chains, auto manufacturing, SaaS platforms, or a natural gas production. The intersection of AI and new tactile technologies portends greater advances for everything from medical device to diagnostics to mining.
We live in a new Renaissance. In the original “version,” we saw vast advances in printing, math, astronomy, social sciences, government, music and religion – it was the bridge from the Dark Ages to the Modern World. We stand once again at such a precipice.