One of the historical challenges of ego that got in my way was the idea that I did not have anything unique to say. “All that has ever been said or made is a click away.!” What unique voice or value … Continue reading Dis!Organize Ep. 36: Everything is Remix.
Everything around change should start with curiosity: Who are we? How did we get here? Where are we heading? Are there other options for us? Oooh! What’s that? Tell me more! Curiosity is the base ingredient for learning; which, as … Continue reading Dis!Organize Ep. 30: Creativity is a Killer App.
When we disorganize our organization, we are rebirthing it, evolving it. Evolution is full of examples of species that die in that act of procreation. Do we want to die in our process, in our commitment to our craft? Hmmm, … Continue reading Dis!Organize Ep.17: Creativity as a Renewable Resource
Self-isolation does things to people. In 1999 I was studying at film school. We had to make a 3-minute production using the talent of the other students to execute the project. I ended up with a 33-minute script, heavy with … Continue reading COVID Diaries Week 13: The Creative Arts Edition.
The term “entrepreneurship” was first defined by the economist Joseph Schumpeter, and its definition is utter genius: creative destruction! Schumpeter argued that progress occurs in ‘cracks and leaps’ not “infinitesimal small steps” Daniel Isenberg, the author of Worthless, Impossible, and … Continue reading Dis!Organize Ep.2: Creative Destruction
A neighbour of ours is a fine arts professor at Emily Carr University. He saw Zoe’s art exhibition and wrote me an email about her Current Mood selection: great pandemic show! I found the durational moods portrait series particularly interesting as … Continue reading COVID Art: Current Mood, Heavy Weather
Let’s get ready for the Future of Work. A few years ago, I read a Fast Company article about the kinds of jobs people might have in 2025. One in particular caught my eye: a Corporate Disorganizer, someone “who can introduce … Continue reading Dis!Organize Ep.0: The ABCDEs of a Corporate Disorganizer.
Zoe has been channeling her pandemic energy through her art. I have been spring cleaning; and finding old frames for her to repurpose. In them, some previous iterations of our family creative juices, often made for Mother’s Days. It gave … Continue reading COVID Art: Keep Calm. No Carona (sic).
Or, Learning From Dua Lipa, Wu-Tang, and William, It Was Really Nothing. The new Dua Lipa album is getting rave reviews as the poptastic release we need for our quarantine times. I put it on Spotify and cranked the volume … Continue reading Slowing Down To Hear For The Very First Time
The kids went through a stage when they loved Lego Friends – designed for girls, don’t you know! I was always sceptical about the value of Lego kits. Growing up, we had 1000s of pieces of bundled Lego pieces and … Continue reading Lego Let’s Go…