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Inspiration for Changing Your Ways

It must have been the October 2000 issue of Fast Company where I first came across Bruce Mau’s Incomplete Manifesto for Growth. It rocked my world then and it still does today. Bruce Mau is a renowned designer and he founded a design shop that delivers transformative experiences. In 1998 he gave a presentation on […]

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Six Lessons Learned in 2014.

Each year about this time, I sit down and do a little bit of looking back. I ask myself: “What have I learned this year?” This year that exercise isn’t coming as easy for me. Hmmmm… Maybe it’s because I am really, REALLY looking forward to 2015. We have so many plans in the works […]

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Best Blogging Practices

Recently, our new friend Debra reached out with a question: Your Brains on Fire blog is particularly great and before I get started with this somewhat daunting task, I’d love to hear if anyone at BOF has some intel to share on best blogging practices. Since I work in post-secondary in Canada, examples of my colleagues […]

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Are you OVER communicating?

A friend of mine just shared this photo of the snow storm in Maine. It’s a crazy storm even for folks who are used to it. Stay warm! Several years ago, I was having an conversation with someone at Brains on Fire and frankly, I was struggling with expressing my thoughts and ideas. My very […]

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