Wine with Friends

He couldn’t sleep last night – too much excitement about the direction of the world right now. All the networking and hard work finally took off – like the Fly Wheel in Good to Great.   Everywhere he looks he now sees the influence of the Shared Ownership Green New Deal (SOGND) passed by President Harris and Speaker Ocasio-Cortez. He woke up to the earthyContinue reading “Wine with Friends”

Unlearning Fear and Doughnuts for All!

“Unlearning” is hard. In my experience unlearning something false is much harder than learning something new and true. A Private Universe (https://vimeo.com/113349804) is a documentary about science education, paradigm shifts, the power of what we first learn about a topic, the power of images and mental models, and how hard it is to unlearn or unsee something once weContinue reading “Unlearning Fear and Doughnuts for All!”

Frederick Douglass, The De Porres Club, John Lewis, Romero, and the Anti-Apartheid Network: Change through all of the above

I am aware of the profound inheritance of my social location and identity: white, cisgender male, straight, able-bodied, born Christian/Catholic, born middle class, etc. I am the only boy with three older, very intelligent sisters. My middle school teacher father and RN mother expected us all to go to college – it wasn’t a matter of ifContinue reading “Frederick Douglass, The De Porres Club, John Lewis, Romero, and the Anti-Apartheid Network: Change through all of the above”

Rest in Power Ray Anderson and Michael Brooks

I do read, but I have also been heavily influenced by watching and listening. My introduction to someone who was willing to look at the environment, economics, and business in a different way was the founder of tile carpet maker Interface, Inc., Ray Anderson. The best interview I saw of him was part of theContinue reading “Rest in Power Ray Anderson and Michael Brooks”