Innovation You: Creating Growth My new manifesto for ChangeThis.com has been published: “There are four fundamental forces that pursue competing values and pull us and all the constituents in our situations in different directions: Collaborate, Create, Compete and Control. Read More
Stack the Russian Nesting Dolls “like the picture on the Quaker Oats box that shows a figure hold up a box upon which is a picture of a figure holding up a box and the figure smaller and smaller and further away each time a picture of shrinking reality itself….” Read More
Pay Attention to What Gives and Takes Energy “It’s a death trap, it’s a suicide rap We gotta get out while we’re young `Cause tramps like us, baby we were born to run” (Bruce Springsteen) We are mesmerized by the ball and puck as it moves from one end to the other on the field of play. Read More
The Structure and Dynamics of Growth – Part 2 Wholonics How we come to know a thing is a curious amalgam of experience, perception, interpretation and its assimilation with what we believe we already understand.  Read More
The Structure and Dynamics of Growth – Part 1 Wholonics “Everything is both part of a greater system and a whole thing unto itself” (Immanuel Kant) The term cosmology is usually taken to mean a theory or model of how the universe works or doesn’t depending on the kind of day we are having. Read More
Fail Early and Off-Broadway “You know, I believe we have two lives. Read More
Ride What Moves “Catch a wave and you’re sitting on top of the world” (The Beach Boys) Near Santa Cruz, on beautiful Monterey Bay, there is a marvelous place called Steamers Lane where the accomplished and novice surfers test their skills of balance and timing against the temperamental Pacific Ocean. Read More