Seek understanding before reacting.

What happens when one system collides with another?  It depends on how one reacts to the other. Nothing may happen. How do you react when faced with the unknown? I try to seek understanding before taking action. Constant awareness of one’s emotions and surroundings can have an impact on your actions.  Not reacting can be just as effective as creating … Read More

Design’s value has become mainstreamed.

Where will new sources of innovation come from in the future? Successful organizations will innovate from within. Scaling up design to effect systemic change is the new challenge. 

Leadership lessons from a blizzard: slow down or do nothing.

The recent blizzard in Washington, DC left behind 20″+ of snow over 36 hours. During this period of time, residents were faced with commutes on icy roads; partially plowed streets; digging out snow-covered sidewalks and cars; and spending time with family or friends. It is hard to keep up with the clearing of snow when it is coming down around … Read More