Exponential change requires audacity.

Happy New Year! Thanks to my RSS and email subscribers for following me in 2015. Want to make a difference? Step outside your comfort zone. “The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and execute with vigor.” — Christian Nestell Bovee “With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything.” — Napoleon Bonaparte “Success is the child … Read More

Understanding ecosystems starts with connections.

What if the various aspects of an organization each existed on a separate, flat plane?  Your reality would be defined by what you could see in each direction horizontally around you. Other planes may be visible, but you couldn’t quite make it out in its entirety (because you can’t perceive depth). You would have limited, if any, contact with others. … Read More

Take a Break from Technology

Can people be wrapped up in information and technology to the point where they are missing the larger movements in life?  I was reminded of this after recently rereading one of my favorite novels, Snow Crash, by Neal Stephenson. Published in 1992, it is a groundbreaking work of science fiction that interweaves a multitude of subjects: history, anthropology, archaeology, computer science, cryptography, … Read More