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Simple Rules for a Start-Up (or any organization)

Authors Note: This is a seven part series on the simple rules that have been developed to guide a start-up called Civilla.  Civilla is a social enterprise located in Detroit that is rooted in human centered design to help courageous leaders tackle messy social issues.  377 more words


Murmuration, Focus and a Sprinkle of Space Dust.

mur·mur·a·tion/ˌmɜr məˈreɪ ʃən/ Show SpelledShow IPAnoun 1.an act or instance of murmuring.

During the days of Middle English, this word had only one meaning, the hushed tones when speaking to another in a pass-it-on manner; speaking softly and somewhat covertly. 478 more words


Birds of the Bible - Murmurations?

“Who are these that fly as a cloud, and as the doves to their windows?” (Isaiah 60:8 KJV)

While working on one of my on-line courses, Birds in Biblical Perspective, I just watched an amazing DVD – Flight: The Genius of Birds.

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A murmur

A Murmuration.   Not a murmur – a murmuration. Of starlings.  The first of the starlings always come half way through the summer and line up on the power lines watching the crops grow. 240 more words



Watching this is enough to make me temporarily rethink my long standing hostility to ‘global brain’ speculation. It’s remarkable what beautiful order can arise in a… 18 more words


The "Murmuration" of Change

I have to admit, I’m always a little surprised at the degree of confidence with which companies enter into change or realignment programs. The statistics clearly show that a huge proportion of change programs fail, either completely or at the very least partially. 1,039 more words