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Book Review: Dust- Hugh Howey


If you haven’t read the first two books in the trilogy you can read my reviews of Wool and Shift, and my reading group questions for… 344 more words

Book Club

Fundraising As A Solution

Regularly, I am reminded why I call this blog “Too Busy to Fundraise.” Because you are. Or, more truthfully, you think you are. And so does everyone else at your organization. 387 more words


Louisiana MO plein air

I participated in the Golden Hills Plein Air Event in Louisiana MO this past Saturday.  It was a beautiful, perfect day. I met and got re-acquainted with some wonderful people and had a great time socializing with them and the other participating artists.   66 more words

Veteran of the Process Wars

Tokyo. I’m still in Tokyo. I wake up, rub the sleep from my eyes, and roll out of bed. As I rise I take a quick look at my watch for any new emails. 665 more words


Stop spending time with people like yourself

It’s a fairly common aspect of life that things are mostly organized into in-groups and out-groups. You see this from the earliest days of the sandbox to hiring practices, business organizations, neighborhoods and communities, and hell — even in families. 649 more words

Fundamental Explainers

Attributes of Generalists v. Specialists

Are You a Generalist or a Specialist?

I’m taking a page from author Nassim Taleb’s use of tables to highlight thematic differences in a conceptual framework (e.g. 132 more words


The Rise of the (Evolved) Generalist

“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. 776 more words