Do the Green Thing on my Birthday

Posted by  GeoffBrown —March 24, 2010
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It’s my birthday this weekend – March 27th. That coincides nicely with Earth Hour where millions and millions will switch off their lights for a full hour. The crew at The Green Thing, to celebrate my birthday and Earth Hour, have produced this little video.

 
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Work that inspires me

Posted by  GeoffBrown —March 23, 2010
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During a conversation with Viv McWaters today (when we talked about everything from Show Me The Change, to Crumbs and Insanely Great Slideshow Presentations), I remembered the theme I adopted for 2010 that would guide my work which was all about being fear-less. Here’s how this translates for me in terms of tangibles … Reconnect with old and connect with new networks Work alone as little as possible … sense opportunities for working with others and make it happen Talk with more people about ‘stuff’, record it and share it with the world at Winkipod Read more and share learnings …

 
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The Improvisation of Bodhichitta

Posted by  GeoffBrown —March 20, 2010
Filed in Being Present, Just observations, Yes!And Improv

I sit at home with the sound of my 3 boys breathing, deep in sleep. And 150km away at the her parent’s home in Melbourne, my wife is suffering the horrible pain that comes with an ear infection. Not just any ear infection, this one is hideous with intolerable pain despite a healthy mix of high end medications. I can’t sleep and so I write from the heart and try to notice this time and the events of the past 2 days. One things stands above all else … the love and kindness of people around us. As I begin …

 
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Winkipod’s first podcast for ages!

Posted by  GeoffBrown —March 19, 2010
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Finally, the guys over at Winkipod have updated their cool podcasting blog with a new offering – The Tyranny of Excellence featuring Johnnie Moore, Viv McWaters (of Winkipod) and David Robinson. Ever felt the fear of not being good enough? Ever held yourself back from putting your ideas ‘out there’? Click the Winkipod smiley to jump across to the Winkipod blog and download and listen to this conversation! The Tyranny of Excellence over at Winkipod Ok, so I am the other half of Winkipod! Well, our neglected blog named Winkipod has been rediscovered by one of it’s founders and I …

 
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The Fun & Improvisation of a Music Festival – the backstory

Posted by  GeoffBrown —March 17, 2010
Filed in Creative Stuff, Humor & Fun, Yes!And Improv

Over the weekend, myself and Marty Maher and a bunch of other volunteers stage the 3rd annual Aireys Inlet Open Mic Music Festival. Apart from being an absolutely outrageous success, it was loads of fun and we designed and staged it all without a Steering Committee (yaaay) … or a detailed strategic plan for that matter! Marty has grown and nurtured this event from a seed … an idea that Marty had (and he has lot’s of them). The core of that idea assumes that there are loads of musicians out there desperate to strut their stuff and play music …

 
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