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Playful Inquiry – TEDxNavesink Talk and Video

“What is the best thing that happened to you today?” My opening lines for my TEDx talk.  It opened up playful inquiry at TEDxNavesink. I had the great honor of giving a talk entitled: “Playful Inquiry – Try this Anywhere.” The idea worth spreading in my talk is to build connection and relationship with people […]

Appreciative Inquiry – Unintended Consequence of App Development

It's been 1.5 years now since Juergen Berkessel and I co-founded Polymash, a creative agency with a focus on strategy development, app design and marketing for the mobile world.  Juergen is an artist and a technologist.  He comes from a professional photography background, graphic design and a long stint in IT and product development.  My […]

“The Optimism of Uncertainty”

I'm reminded increasingly these days of this quote by Howard Zinn, (1922 – 2010) historian, activist, professor.  It comes from his article, “The Optimism of Uncertainty”. If you do a search on this article, you'll find it referenced in a number of places, for example:  The Nation on September 2, 2004. “We don't have to […]

Shift Technology Mindset from “I don’t need an iPad” to “I LOVE my iPad”

From “I don't need an iPad” to “I LOVE my iPad” How often I am witnessing that shift!  And, I wouldn't mind $100 for every time I've influenced a friend or colleague to invest in an iPad. It's a year since the iPad came on the market. At first, I admired it vicariously via my […]