Archive for the ‘Connection’ Category

The Pace of Change

Back in the early 1980s, I owned a MacPlus computer. I showed this computer at the time to my brother Dan (terrific musician, thinker, and author of the blog TheWheel), who back then was not a computer user. Mostly we focused on a second-generation version of the 1970s classic video game Pong. This Mac version [...]

And Without Drugs or Vengeance!

Lisa Firestone recently wrote a good article on how to improve your mood instantly. It requires neither drugs nor vengeance. Instead, pay attention and engage with other people. Sound familiar? Yes, this is more practical endorsement of mindfulness and connection. When we pay attention to what we are actually thinking and doing, we improve our [...]

Connection and Creativity

Following up on my post the other day concerning diversity in networking, this brief article by Douglas Eby at PsychCentral makes the important point that creativity is fostered by connections with other people. The idea of the lone genius is simply inaccurate if we presume that the adjective is necessary to the noun. I’ve written [...]

The Stages of Twitter

Just saying, this is incredibly accurate.

Connection and Diversity

This post (by the thoughtful and creative Mike Brown of Brainzooming) is spot on. One way to increase the richness of your connections is to consciously take the effort to build diversity into your personal network. Bringing new ideas into your personal mix will enhance both the quality of your life and the quality of [...]

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