Shakespeare second to only scripture has been my guide in interpreting the world of not only my own heart by the hearts of others. In our age of reason it is easy to become mired in facts, figures and laws. Shakespeare though has been one of my anchors to the heart. I interpreted my first… Read more about The heart via Shakespeare
Degrees of separation are quickly falling away. I am finding I am often only a couple of degrees separated in connection to many people I have come to respect, that being authors, directors, actors and others that have influenced me over the years. I think you would be surprised too how small your world really… Read more about No longer strangers: remembering Tim Hetherington
So at about 9:30 pm Monday night my friend Andy Traub posted on twitter that he could not make it to Chris Guillebeau’s World Domination Summit in Portland, Oregon this June. He had already bought a ticket and needed to to sell it. I saw his post and knew my tribe would be interested since… Read more about The internet works: all-call revisited
Communication involves mis-steps. We have to be willing to try new things and sometimes even look like fools. And to be honest any type of communication will often involve risks. Some lessons can only be learned through trial and error. We can learn about other people’s communication styles and preferences, but putting our selves out… Read more about Skinning our knees
One of my favorite tools to stay connected is Gmail. I currently have about 7 email accounts that I manage through it. Now with that many accounts I need a way to easily add different signatures when composing a message depending on which account I am sending from. This past week I found a blog… Read more about Adding multiple signatures using gmail
Last week I wrote about influence overload and choosing what we are influenced by. So how do I ensure I am staying a valuable contributor to my tribe? Knowing what my tribe’s interests are is a good starting place. Mine is a combination of authors, publishers, entrepreneurs, communicators, coaches and fellow mobile and online tool… Read more about Being a valuable contributor to your tribe
So this is a subject that I have been thinking a lot about. It came to the forefront of my world recently when my son said to my wife and I in a kitchen conversation that he just does not get sarcasm. It has become a game for us to help him navigate his ten… Read more about Sarcasm?
This topic has been coming up in many conversations. We are experiencing a time where people are able to operate with tools of communication that best suits them. I think this is great. What I have learned is that my own community is filled with people that communicate in many ways. Find out their preference… Read more about Where are they? Going to your tribe.