Category Archives: People

People are the breath of life

2012 – Writing, Destination Coworking & Entrepreneurship

Sometimes an entire year can fly by without warning and it can seem like nothing major happened even though there were many great adventures, learnings and successes. My friend @tronathan challenged me to tell the story of 2012 with the … Continue reading

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The Goal Behind the Goal

What do you stand for? What matters? Why do you get up in the morning? To survive To get to the next step To make money To provide for others To help others To contribute To connect to your purpose … Continue reading

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Leaving a Human Imprint

I am a human imprint, not a brand nor a reporter. I used to classify myself in business terminology and now I see more clearly without the blinders of so much ego on. I am a creationist, a contributor and … Continue reading

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A Choice to Be Awake

Last evening, I watched an advance screening of Linda Lovelace, the story of a porn star. This was the directors cut and the story of a women who was regularly assaulted by her mother, ignored by her father and offered … Continue reading

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@Jack – 1 Part Zen Philosopher: 1 Part Serial Entrepreneur

I attended the GigaOM Roadmap Conference this November. The line up was ridiculous. I gleaned so much knowledge and insight about where things are going to go and current trends from the minds of industry leaders, futurists, philosophers, doctors and … Continue reading

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Give the Gift of Permission

After a day of reflecting in the redwoods at Big Sur, I’ve come to realize the people I find most energizing and inspiring are those who give me permission to be myself. We all want to feel accepted, loved and … Continue reading

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My Personal API

This afternoon I shared a lovely meal with Jay Cousins who is one of theĀ Palomar 5 fellows, a futurist, writer, facilitator and co-founder of theĀ Open Design City in Berlin. In conversation, I learned he’s into flow, energy and allowing as … Continue reading

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The Future of Anywhere & World Citizenship

Trends of location, culture and technology are colliding, which makes this an exciting time to be alive. I was born into the internet as the internet was being born. And now, the internet is going to have a secondary affect … Continue reading

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Thought Dump

Sometimes you need to brainstorm, other times you need to dump. At the moment, there is a lot of minutia trapped between my synapses. So, I hereby give myself permission to thought dump: 1.) Don’t get Google slapped. The farmer … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Spot a Startupreneur

These days, tech geeks are falling into the category of rock stars. Now you have famous actors looking to invest in new startup pets (ahem: @aplusk) and corporatites quitting their 9-5′s on a quest to create the next disruptive next … Continue reading

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