Archive for November 2017

What I Love About Hackers

Yesterday my computer work was abruptly interrupted by an apparent hacking effort. Having gone through this in the last year, I immediately recognized something was entirely amiss, and quickly closed my laptop. Knowing that it isn’t perhaps enough to have the lid closed, I needed to shut it down. Now. So I reopened the lid,…

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Relevancy In Connecting

Connecting Goal = making relevant, mutually agreeable associations. Those associations can become casual, periodic. They can grow into some sort of regular pattern of communication, connecting and intersecting where it makes sense and is of good purpose to the parties involved. They can become torrid love affairs…. To be sure I’m clear, here’s the big…

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Filling Out The Wrong Applications

My chiropractor knows I love to cook. She’s even been to my home a number of times, wherein I cooked for us as part of our getting together. Sometimes business, sometimes non-business. She encouraged me to fill out an application to a popular TV program, featuring accomplished unknown civilian cooks in a contest…you know the…

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Who Are Your Right People

The last week has been enlightening for me. Assuming every week is theoretically enlightening, the one just past was particularly so for me. Here’s how and why. As I venture forward into connectivity – my mission being to connect people on purpose, with purpose – I’m still allowing myself to get stuck in some lingering…

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Love Letters & Thanksgiving

A Thank You letter seeks volumes for your gratitude. Hard copy, hand written – no substitutes – are meaningful to recipients in several ways. They make an immediate impression of import. “Wow, so-and-so took the time to write an *actual* letter to me.” It’s evergreen and much more likely to stick around than an email,…

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Announcement: Connectivity Purpose

What are you looking for – and what can you give in return? What if who you knew changed the world – and your world – for the better? What kind of connections do you want that you currently don’t have? What if you had more of those real connections? How would you plan to…

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What Do Design And Connectivity Have In Common?

They’re both often taken for granted. Connectivity is the art + science of meeting and getting to know the world, one person at a time. Connectivity is meeting on purpose, with purpose. It’s the connections we make and build and maintain in life that provide the platform for progress. Think about this for a minute:…

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