Monthly Archives: June 2009

The Medici Effect | Notes & Review

Frans Johansson. The Medici Effect: What Elephants & Epidemics Can Teach Us About Innovation. Harvard Business School Press, 2006. http://www.themedicieffect.com/ http://themedicieffect.typepad.com/ “This place, where the different fields meet, is what I call the Intersection. And the explosion of remarkable innovations

The Medici Effect | Notes & Review

Frans Johansson. The Medici Effect: What Elephants & Epidemics Can Teach Us About Innovation. Harvard Business School Press, 2006. http://www.themedicieffect.com/ http://themedicieffect.typepad.com/ “This place, where the different fields meet, is what I call the Intersection. And the explosion of remarkable innovations

Mozilla’s Director of Evangelism – Have You Ever Been “Jesus Jumped?”

While watching Firefox’s new browser release videos, this popped on to the screen: The phrase that caught my attention in the video is “real world performance characteristics.” I think I’ve fallen in love with that statement, more so than the

Mozilla’s Director of Evangelism – Have You Ever Been “Jesus Jumped?”

While watching Firefox’s new browser release videos, this popped on to the screen: The phrase that caught my attention in the video is “real world performance characteristics.” I think I’ve fallen in love with that statement, more so than the

The Edible Schoolyard – Why College Should Not Be The Goal

Alice Waters. The Edible Schoolyard: A Universal Idea. Chronicle Books, 2008. http://www.edibleschoolyard.org/ The Edible Schoolyard (ESY), a program of the Chez Panisse Foundation, is a one-acre organic garden and kitchen classroom for urban public school students at the Martin Luther

The Edible Schoolyard – Why College Should Not Be The Goal

Alice Waters. The Edible Schoolyard: A Universal Idea. Chronicle Books, 2008. http://www.edibleschoolyard.org/ The Edible Schoolyard (ESY), a program of the Chez Panisse Foundation, is a one-acre organic garden and kitchen classroom for urban public school students at the Martin Luther

/ Life

Ready For The Storm

Today was my day off, and so this post is a bit more “personal” than critical. For some reason, I picked up my guitar, and started playing one of my favorites that I haven’t heard performed in over a decade,

/ Life

Ready For The Storm

Today was my day off, and so this post is a bit more “personal” than critical. For some reason, I picked up my guitar, and started playing one of my favorites that I haven’t heard performed in over a decade,

/ Life

Up

http://disney.go.com/disneypictures/up/ My wife and I are simply inspired by Disney/Pixar’s ability to tell as story. UP is a beautifully woven adventure story spanning the entirety of life, from childhood through death. The joys and disappointments of life are brought to

/ Life

Up

http://disney.go.com/disneypictures/up/ My wife and I are simply inspired by Disney/Pixar’s ability to tell as story. UP is a beautifully woven adventure story spanning the entirety of life, from childhood through death. The joys and disappointments of life are brought to

The 10/13 Window

The May/June 2009 edition of Children’s Magazine published this article by Alan Nelson. Below is the full article in .jpg., and you can download the .pdf here. Alan is the author of From Me To We, and the founder of

The 10/13 Window

The May/June 2009 edition of Children’s Magazine published this article by Alan Nelson. Below is the full article in .jpg., and you can download the .pdf here. Alan is the author of From Me To We, and the founder of

Sticky Faith: Developing Faith That Will Last a Lifetime | Notes & Review

Thanks to Menlo Park Presbyterian for the seminar and complimentary breakfast. http://fulleryouthinstitute.org/ Below are my notes and then a review with some reflections: 40-50% of graduated high schoolers are “struggling with their faith;” (the rest are “excelling”). Of the 50%,

Sticky Faith: Developing Faith That Will Last a Lifetime | Notes & Review

Thanks to Menlo Park Presbyterian for the seminar and complimentary breakfast. http://fulleryouthinstitute.org/ Below are my notes and then a review with some reflections: 40-50% of graduated high schoolers are “struggling with their faith;” (the rest are “excelling”). Of the 50%,

TEP (The Equity Project) Charter School

http://www.tepcharter.org/ NYTimes.com article (06/054/2009) The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School, a 480-student middle school in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City that will open in September 2009, aims to put into practice the central conclusion of a large

TEP (The Equity Project) Charter School

http://www.tepcharter.org/ NYTimes.com article (06/054/2009) The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School, a 480-student middle school in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City that will open in September 2009, aims to put into practice the central conclusion of a large

The Bible Illuminated

http://bibleilluminated.com/, and http://illuminatedworld.com/ Amazon.com: Old Testament, New Testament (with author video) A Critical analysis by Chuck Colson. (BTW, Dag Soderberg will be on Stephen Colbert Thursday, June 4, 2009) From the website: This modern illuminated bible is an oversized (8

The Bible Illuminated

http://bibleilluminated.com/, and http://illuminatedworld.com/ Amazon.com: Old Testament, New Testament (with author video) A Critical analysis by Chuck Colson. (BTW, Dag Soderberg will be on Stephen Colbert Thursday, June 4, 2009) From the website: This modern illuminated bible is an oversized (8

Pat’s POV: Diversity’s Missing Ingredient

Once again, Patrick Lencioni’s Point of View hits home for my context. I’ve highlighted the points most poignant. Pat’s POV: June 2009 Diversity’s Missing Ingredient When it comes to tapping into the competitive advantage of diversity, few companies succeed. Yesterday

Pat’s POV: Diversity’s Missing Ingredient

Once again, Patrick Lencioni’s Point of View hits home for my context. I’ve highlighted the points most poignant. Pat’s POV: June 2009 Diversity’s Missing Ingredient When it comes to tapping into the competitive advantage of diversity, few companies succeed. Yesterday