I heard someone say this. The context of the conversation was how we live such public lives. We do live our lives on Facebook and Twitter. We spend times posting everything. We share what sandwich we eat. We share how we are feeling when we are standing in line when the person behind us is […]Read more "Reclaim the Mystery"
Maybe it’s because I’ve been traveling so much lately. Maybe it’s because I tend to see identity everywhere. Maybe it’s because I have been to a few places where people from all over the place come to visit. I was in Vegas 2 weeks ago, and I was in Waikiki today. In the past 2 […]Read more "The Best Place to Watch Identity"
I was watching a show – Dhani Tackles the Globe. Have you ever seen it? He travels the world and he thinks that in order to really get to know the culture, you have to learn about the games that they play. There are other shows that focus on the food and the…well, culture, but this […]Read more "The High Five"
Have you ever heard about this? Typically when you fly, you don’t talk to the person you’re sitting with. I mean, you might, but for the most part, you just stay to yourself. When I flew to Turkey a few months back, it was a 14 hour flight. I got to know the people around […]Read more "Social Flying"
I have been reading Seth Godin’s Stop Stealing Dreams. Click here to get it for yourself. I think it’ll be inspiration for a few more blog posts. He highlights how our educational system is built to prey upon our fears. What we have fundamentally done is created students that are afraid of getting a bad grade. […]Read more "Education and Fear"
Every technology from the cotton gin to the macbook pro that I’m typing this blog post on – has given us a tremendous amount of freedom and ability. Before the cotton gin, a man could separate a pound of the cotton from the seeds in a day. The cotton gin allowed a man to separate […]Read more "Technology Expands Human Freedom"
In the last month, I have been on 2 trips to 6 states. I will be going to Hawaii this Friday and Ohio two weeks from now. Some of it was personal, and some of it was business. Either way, they were fun experiences. Why do we take trips? What do we phrase it in […]Read more "Taking Trips"