Have you ever seen identity? Do you want to know how? I know some people are looking for identity or what to find their identity. If you are one of those – please take a look at this post or this post or this post as they will help you find it. But this post has to do […]Read more "How to See Identity"
I read a kindle single by Jeff Jarvis entitled Gutenberg the Geek. I’ll write a blog post with a review of the book some other time, but I wanted to focus on one idea in this post. Before Gutenberg created his printing press, there were books. They were quite expensive. You typically had to hire a […]Read more "The Value of Books"
I think it’s one of my false fixed ideas – that there is a book out there for what it is that you want to do. When I first became a professor, I wanted to find a book to teach me how to do that. I bought a few books, but that just lay out […]Read more "There Isn’t a Book for What You Want to Do"
When you first think of this word or idea, what do you think about? I just read a book about power, and it was quite interesting. I really challenged my ideas of it. Check out this webpage for the table of contents and the description of each of the chapters. I am still processing through […]Read more "Power"
dig·ni·ty n. pl. dig·ni·ties 1. The quality or state of being worthy of esteem or respect. 2. Inherent nobility and worth Always act with dignity, not matter what. That’s a line from the book that I’m reading. It’s up to you to determine whether you deserve it or not. You will get what you tell […]Read more "Always Act With Dignity"
That is the line that jumped out to me as I was reading my latest book – Change by design by Tim Brown. I’m only in chapter 2 – converting need into demand. He says that the tools of conventional market research might help with incremental improvements, but that the rule-breaking, game-changing, paradigm-shifting breakthroughs happens […]Read more "Articulate Latent Needs"
I live in a culture of skimmers. Not only do we have ADHD, but we are not very good at deep reading. We can Google anything. We can search online for the main idea of a book – click a link – and get all the main ideas of the book without reading it. In […]Read more "Culture of Skimmers"