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I hope you get pneumonia.

If I move again, it will be to a really tiny house like this one. About four years ago, I got pneumonia. Trust me. Coughing up blood makes you listen hard to a doctor’s advice to stay in bed. So I canceled my fancy plans to meet with a client on the west coast. And […]

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Jam Time 101

You know the old adage about “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue?” If life were a wedding, we’d be pretty set right about now. Something new? Check. Something old and borrowed? We’ve got a two-for-one going on. And that’s what we’re going to share today. (We’ll figure out that something blue another day.) With the flipping […]

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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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