I make a living by pointing out blind spots and bringing them into the field of folks’ vision. While I do bring folks clarity, I don’t always bring them comfort. You’re working on solar energy solutions? Great. What are the implications for those in traditional energy industries who might be out of work soon? Can low-income households access your technology? Where are you developing land, and what are the implications for indigenous communities and their ancestral homelands? Are you aware of the history of environmental racism and are you actively dismantling it within your own practices?

Can being wrong be a lifestyle? | Exhibit: Countryside, The Future at The Guggenheim, 2021

Professional bummer. GV is a social change expert, organizational behavior and strategy consultant, speaker and facilitator. She asks pointed questions kindly.