Open or Closed Networks: How well do we play with others?

A colleague wanted to share some pictures with me yesterday. She sent me a link to her photostream. Simple enough, I clicked the link and found that it didn’t work with the browser I was using (google chrome for android). Okay, I’ll just install the software for PC… Nope, can’t do that either. I cannot […]

The Lean Startup – a New Philosophy for Non-Profits

I’ve been following up on my new year’s resolution to read more books, and began reading The Lean Start Up by Eric Ries. I could add all sorts of glowing recommendations to the long list of accolades from all over the globe, and I will. This book has the power to transform business as usual for the […]

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012

It’s been a while. No, seriously, it has really been a while since I’v written here. Its not that there hasn’t been a tremendous amount of change to journal. There has been plenty! It isn’t that my mind has just been languishing on the sidelines of existence and not creating any new juice. It has been creating […]

In which I will discuss TLC, Bill and Ted, and the Rapture, together in one semi-coherent thought.

Jesus was probably a time traveler, and never really meant to become an idol worshiped by half the human race. This statement really has nothing to do with anything but if you’re going to say something inflammatory, you might as well say it first. I like the stories about the guy and I think the […]

Grapes, two oranges, and a small ration of wine

A small bunch of grapes, two oranges, and a small ration of wine walked into a bar and… No, I’m not really going to go there but… yeah, that was dumb. Anyway, those slim rations were all Antoine de Saint-Exupéry had when he found himself marooned in the Sahara Desert after a plane crash. The […]

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[youtube width=550 height=375 style=”text-align:center”]ZAtbSu6wssA[/youtube] This video was prepared for a presentation to a board of directors pitching an idea for a social enterprise. Essentially, the idea is to employ ex-offenders for a year in an effort to give them the opportunity to re-socialize into a community that may not want them back. This year gives […]