Category Archives: Culture Hacking
So the other day we were watching Ashley play play soccer. It’s the middle of November, but in Arizona the weather is good enough that we are able to wear shorts and T-shirts and flip-flops out watching the game. My [...]
I was listening to an episode of Partnerships & Possibilities a while back and got to thinking about influence and manipulation. Here are some of my thoughts.
The difference between influence, positive persuasion and manipulation.
Manipulation is me trying to get what [...]
Trying to do Agile practices on teams with remote team members is always a challenge. Especially when there is only one person on the team that this not physically co-located with the rest of the team. It is easy [...]
Julia Ivashina recently asked a very profound question of “How do you define your bootedness? **
She defines it as “the degree to which I master to exhibit rational behavior in situations where spontaneous reaction used to be my first [...]
IN FLUX a innovative multi-city initiative. It demonstrates a holistic approach to temporary public art projects. Influx showcases installations created by local Arizona artists. They are preparing for their third cycle.
Local Arizona Art
This cycle has three Arizona artists displaying working [...]
Clay Shirky enlightens us in Cognitive Surplus that, “the organization of sharing has many forms” and that those forms have varying output values. He gives us a way “we can identify four essential points on the spectrum”. The four essential [...]
People need to be understood that they matter. We are wired to belong. It doesn’t matter if it is your spouse, child, employee or coworker every relationship you wish to maintain requires your attention. Most people consider attention to be [...]