2021: Creating a Lexicon of Future

Ruth Glendinning
4 min readMay 14, 2021

V is for Value

What is valuable?

We have been entrained to reduce our interactions with each other to economically measurable transactions, e.g., monetary capital for goods and services. This devalues the additional, invisible capitals in play that brought us to that point: attention, relationship, time, trust and wisdom, aka the ‘keystone capitals’ in our economic ecosystem.

These five keystone capitals were discussed in a podcast episode. Unlocking these forms of soft capital will bring forward unexpected…

Ruth Glendinning

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