When I blogged Monday evening, I didn’t appreciate the nerve I was tweaking. Thanks for all the comments and emails (and please read the threads on GovLoop, where this blog is mirrored). Left unchecked, I am a culprit in awkward social behaviors with my devices than most people. I say “left unchecked” because despite what […]
I’ve quoted Richard Buchanan previously in a definition of Design Thinking as “the integration of signs, things, actions and environments that addresses the concrete needs and values of people in diverse circumstances.” Design Thinking offers a set of tools to make sense of “wicked problems” and mysteries, and in this post I attempt to narrate […]
I’d like to peel back the curtain a bit on how I do about producing ideas. As I tend to be a creature of habit, I tend to participate in certain rituals that result in new projects, new writing or new directions for existing efforts. I make the act of Ideation a pretty enjoyable habit […]
For the last several months, people have caught me spouting off on Twitter (and elsewhere, like DevLearn’s General Session) that identity — my identity, in particular — is socially defined. Now it’s time for the rubber to meet the road. I’ve created a Wiki page (using Wikispaces, because they make use of OpenID) to be […]
…if you want to think new thoughts, you need to find people you can trust to bring out the best in your thinking who you know don’t look at things the way you do.