Dare or Don’t.

“Do. Or do not. There is no try.” Yoda- The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars. “Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I am often reminded of the gentle truth; thou shall not have ideas, thou shall have balls. … More Dare or Don’t.

The cave of making

The poet doesn’t invent. He listens. — Jean Cocteau I’m more interested in what I discover than what I invent. — Paul Simon It is without doubt that one can unravel powerful and beautiful things if only you allow yourself to get lost. The call to being an artist is the call to heed the … More The cave of making

Leaders affirm.

“Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion. What a man thinks of himself, that is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate.” — Henry David Thoreau “He can inspire a group only if he himself is filled with confidence and hope of success.” — Floyd V. Filson Leadership essentially is about growing … More Leaders affirm.

I see miracles

Miracles Why, who makes much of a miracle? As to me I know of nothing else but miracles Whether I walk the streets of Manhattan Or dart my sight over the roofs of houses toward the sky Or wade with naked feet along the beach just in the edge of The water Or stand under … More I see miracles

To innovate, network.

Where all think alike, no one thinks very much- Walter Lippmann US author & journalist (1889 – 1974) “Chance favors the connected mind.” ― Steven Johnson The New Jerusalem of Innovation is networking for diversity. Innovation is but a product of networks and diverse opinions and perspectives. Mastery is all about networks- a group of … More To innovate, network.