I have a lot more to say, not just about the Met, but also about the mind-blowing Nokia store. (A $44,000 telephone?) But it is late and you are probably getting tired of this.
By the way, it is cold enough to freeze the cajones off a bronze primate here.
Before I put the appreciative inquiry lessons I learned today into practice, I have a rant to get out of my system.
Q: How many New Yorkers does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: None of your f***ing business.
The old joke no longer fits. New Yorkers have treated us very well on this trip. A fellow Continue reading
Today David Cooperrider led a full-day seminar at Rockefeller University on Appreciative Inquiry with a special emphasis on AI as Designing.
My pal Loretta Donovan kicked things off.
David Cooperrider is a charismatic figure. His low-key storytelling is captivating. The message is this: build from Continue reading
The harder you work, the luckier you get. You should be as lucky as the thought leaders in the Canadian textile industries.
Textiles are important in Canada, adding more than $6 billion to Canadian GDP. To maintain a competitive position in the global marketplace, textile manufacturers have gone high-tech. Continue reading
Corned beef, Swiss, tongue
The family is in New York this week. It’s snowing… about one flake a minute.
My workshop in Bodega Bay this weekend converted me into a Visual Journalist.
Left: Bodega Bay, from our meeting room
Right: Tomales Bay, freshest oysters in the world
Podcasts are often too long and predictable to hold my attention. That’s why I started making impromptu nanocasts this morning.
By definition, a nanocast is:
* 5 minutes or less in duration.
* Impromptu, not scrpted.
Mark Oehlert on Second Life & Open Source
Mark Oehlert on Continue reading