Standing Up

Why does everything start to look and sound the same after a period of time?  At these moments, I stand up, take a look around, and assess the situation.  I very often find that this is the point at which I need to make a change.  Having the courage to stand up is often the toughest step.


People want to belong and be a part of something larger than themselves.   Creating community is the secret for achieving lasting value.   How do you include people?


The selection below from David Bohm’s On Dialogue is essential reading on the nature of communication.  I arrived at On Dialogue after reading Bohm’s On Creativity and after facilitating a visioning workshop early in my career.  I found that his thoughts on communication were relevant to my work as a designer as I helped guide people through the process of co-creating their … Read More