Simple idea, always worth repeating: The first step in solving a problem is getting the problem statement right.
I won't ever be a chef or have a restaurant or write recipes for a living. But I know how to cook because my mother taught me how to love cooking and how to enjoy the experience of eating a shared meal.
As promised, now all in one (long) post. The individual posts will magically disappear in a week or so. There will be a few other changes here, too, as I get started on year 11. Recipes, notes on cooking, and maybe even a few more ridiculous video tutorials are on the way, soon. Thanks to … Continue reading A blueprint for an ordinary life.
As I've written before, I've been working with an executive coach for several years. Our work together and the relationship that has grown through that work, continue to bring brightness, clarity, calm, wonder, and warmth to my work at Kindred Place and more broadly in my life. It was through this work that I decided … Continue reading Something about flow.
I have a doctor friend who decided, several years ago, to start taking her own advice: Eat better, exercise more, drink water, and get some sleep. She'd been preaching this simple self-care, wellness mantra to her patients for as long as she could remember. One day, dissatisfied with her own health and wellbeing, she decided … Continue reading Creative Collaboration.
By "Thursday," what I meant was Saturday. We'll start on Saturday, which is today. And to get us started I'll repeat: what I believe is happening is that we're all short-circuiting. "On Friday night in Louisiana, a seven-month-old baby was shot in the head, caught in the crossfire during a drive-by shooting. In Norfolk, Va., … Continue reading Creative Collaboration Framework: Part One.
It's Sunday; let's check in. To put a timestamp on this specific day: I woke this morning to news of a shooting at a car show in Arkansas. (It's the guns.) Russian forces bombed an art school where 400 people were taking shelter. Sea creatures are living in plastic waste at the bottom of the … Continue reading When do we get to the creative part?
Welcome to segment four, out of eight (nine, if you include the intro), in the short series about the creative brief, a tool that can be used to bridge a perceived gap that gets in the way of cooperative, holistic enterprise, both in business and in life. Bonus for today's post? Recipe links at the … Continue reading Here’s the deal.