Get a Bike not a Plan

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Bikes: the ultimate plan I was talking with a couple of my engineering brainaic friends last night before the Seattle Social Media event at the Seattle Art Museum. Our conversation ebbed and flowed and at one point my friends explained how their companies are all tied up in their undies over planning. Yes old school…

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Lost in Translation, or was that Transition?

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Lost in Translation or was that Transition? Many have seen the 2003 film Lost in Translation featuring aging actor (Bill Murray) and recent college-graduate (Scarlett Johansson). The two develop a unique friendship after a chance meeting in a  Tokyo hotel. The movie explores themes of loneliness, alienation, insomnia, and culture shock against the backdrop of modern Japan. (Thanks Wikepedia) Many…

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Cooperation, Community, Collaboration: Coopercommunalation

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Coopercommunalation The process of a creating an eco-system of like minded partners to share and integrate  resources,  currencies and energies for solving specific community, regional, and or international problems. In my never ending pursuit of using words to think differently. I coined a new one. Word that is. Now don’t go rolling your eyes at…

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Think Outside The Box: The path to change

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Tired of the results you’re getting? Want to change? Feel like you, your business, team, is stuck in an endless loop of reactive, hardwired, knee jerk, automatic, unconscious actions and behaviors? Human beings and things humans make (companies, institutions, ventures, communities) become whatever they ‘repeatedly’ do. “We are what we repeatedly do, excellence then is…

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Breathing? Then it’s not too late…30 second video inspiration

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It's never too late to become what you might have been. I love this quote. But the question is how to transfer this inspiration into life philosophy, reality for you and I? Change takes knowledge, instruction (new skill development) feedback and deliberate practice to rewire your frame of mind and chemistry. Belief, intention is the…

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