The iPad Dilemma – Brilliant Distraction

So I love my iPad, and wonder if I should give it away. I've rejected that option, so I've got to come at the management of the onslaught of information (really terrific and entertaining information) in a new way.  Between Flipboard's visual delivery of Twitter and Facebook feeds, not to mention the curated brilliance of …

Trolling the Newsfeed, Choosing This Day…

What are we doing, texting these little updates? When my friend Carlos Nakar first told me about Twitter, I could not imagine anyone being interested to know I was, say, at Belle Pastry with my friend Jeffrey Crouch (for what is no doubt a God-ordained croissant--scrumptious), or in hearing my 140 character rumination on our …

Hunting for Books: Lead Me To A Good One

There were hundreds of books, and as always, the stakes were high.  But you can't think about it that way.  Who wants to remember that every single time you read a book, you--and the world--change? Choosing a book is like choosing anything these days.   There are uncountable choices, and we are given that crazy …

Connections

This has tremendous implications for any organization out trying to do good in the world. (Not to mention weight gain and loss.)  Part of me wants to say, "Duh," but on the other hand, there is something profound about the way the material is presented.  My favorite metaphor is the graphite vs. diamond illustration.  It's …