New Power Models and Values

What explains the phenomenal growth rates we see in AirBnB, Uber, Kickstarter and participation rates in movements like Occupy Wall Street and the Climate Action march in NYC? Activist and former McKinsey consultant, Jeremy Heimans explains it’s “new power models and values” surfacing today in his Ted Talk: What New Power Looks Like. He shows how innovative models combine with new values to create viral adoption and participation.

Examples of what distinguishes the characteristics of “old power” vs “new power” models is summarized nicely in this slide:

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He also showed examples of “new power values” driving adoption of and participation in these models.

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He then showed how old and new power compares using some examples in this slide:

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Check out the talk here:

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