2 great questions

Posted by  admin —June 29, 2010
Filed in Being Present, How Stuff Spreads & Changes, Leadership

Here’s a 1 minute video featuring Jack Thompson. He has been asked the simple question, “What is your happiest moment?”. I really enjoyed his response – HT to Katie at Get Shouty for this “The future I might aspire to – the past I remember with pleasure … life’s crowning glory is the here and now” In this longer video, Chip Conley shares his story … when the dotcom bubble burst, Chip went in search of a business model based on happiness. In an old friendship with an employee and in the wisdom of a Buddhist king, he learned that …

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What will it take?

Posted by  admin —June 23, 2010
Filed in Creative Stuff, Just observations, Sustainability, Vizual Thinking

A story and questions conjured from viewing, and brought to tears by, Boston.com images …

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Playing with iOS4

Posted by  admin —June 22, 2010
Filed in Just observations, Vizual Thinking

Today I downloaded the latest iPhone OS – iOS4. Apart from a whole bunch of gimmicks, there are some really big improvements. The multi-tasking and app-folder additions are long overdue and very welcome. The other thing I like are the 3rd party app improvements to Instapaper and Evernote. Haven’t even played with Mail as yet. The biggest improvement is in the WordPress App which will allow me to write and update blog post and pages. I can now add images to post (like this one of my home office) but still can’t figure out how to embed weblinks in text …

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What’s Your Time Perspective?

Posted by  admin —June 18, 2010
Filed in Being Present, Creative Stuff, Facilitation, Vizual Thinking

Rob Paterson has written about a talk I have heard before. This time, however, the message was clearer due to the fantastic visual animations done by the RSA Animate crew. Watch and learn for yourself … In response to the content in in talk, I like Rob’s points here … “School is all analog and sequential. It is all about the future – when you know this it will be great when you are 30! School is all about it being in control not you. School is all passive. The rewards are all off in the distant and abstract future. …

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Posted by  GeoffBrown —June 4, 2010
Filed in Uncategorized

I have seen links to this 8 minutes of animation way too many times on Twitter and other’s blogs to ignore … so it gets a run on my space as well! Show it to your kids and have a chat about what they see happening here.

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