Our wellbeing as a civilization depends on our ability to creatively respond to profound challenges. As society outgrows its systems, it’s easy to fall into the trap of false hopelessness. It’s easy to feel stuck in our desk drawers as we search for solutions and tools. Yet amid this status quo feel, I’ve grown weary of easy. I’ve learned to sidestep complicated, yet lean into complexity–the fundamental science that manages the birds and the bees. I believe we need to realign with who we are, why we’re here, and what we require to feel not full as much as fulfilled.
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February 24, 2015 would have been Steve Jobs’ 60th birthday. As Seth Godin points out, “Jobs’ contribution wasn’t invention....
The 2015 Super Bowl features Marcia Brady (played by actor Danny Trejo) that made me snicker a bunch.