COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION AND THE OVERVIEW EFFECT
CHARLES E. SMITH Ph.D
Charlie is Executive Editor of the Journal of Collaborative Innovation in the Library of Professional Coaching. A highly-experienced Futurist, Author, and Executive Coach, current interests are in deep dives into the nature of Collaborative Innovation, conscious conversations, and engaging large numbers of kindred spirits and businesses. For fifty years, he has been a personal and leadership coach and organizational behavior consultant stimulating breakthrough thinking, culture change and seemingly impossible results. A graduate of the Boston Public Latin School, Charlie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Relations from Harvard College, an MBA from the Harvard Business School, a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Case Western Reserve University, and a Certificate in Gestalt Methods from the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland. He was Visiting Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at Sir George Williams University in Montreal, former President of the Harvard-Radcliffe Club of New Mexico, and Editor of Transformation Magazine published by the Library of Professional Coaching. Dr. Smith has written three books, “The Merlin Factor, Leadership and Strategic Intent” “Navigating from the Future,” “Don’t be a Noddle in Someone Else’s Soup” and many articles located in the Library of Professional Coaching and Eruditio, a Journal of the World Academy of Art and Science. He is Executive Editor of this Journal of Collaborative Innovation.
Richard is Founder and Director of The Overview Institute of Australia https://www.overviewinstituteaustralia.org along with its sister organization – Planetary Human: https://www.planetaryhuman.com
He has appeared on radio and TV, and has lectured extensively in colleges, universities, workshops and conferences in America, En author, poet, ‘possibillian’ and ‘planetary contextualist’ – Richard has been involved in facilitating shifts in consciousness and human transformation for over four decades. A former president of the Ericksonian Hypnotherapist Association of Australia, Richard is a practicing psychotherapist and hypnotherapist.