I am a huge fan of having a personal / professional manifesto. [Definition: “declaration of the intentions, motives, or views of the issuer. Promotes a new idea with prescriptive notions for carrying out changes the author believes should be made.”] … Continue reading Work Manifesto for the Pandemic Age.
I believe that work is…necessary, worthwhile, boring, time killer, inspirational. When I think my current work I feel…ambivalent, one step removed. And I wonder…why? Do you ever wonder why? That work is a disconnect, that there could be more? Around … Continue reading I Was Born Ready. I Was Born For Today. It Just Took Me 15 Years To Realize It
Not quite sure what to do in this fierce, fantastic future of work? Need a little push in the right direction? Step right this way, here are #14Actions that can keep you relevant, push you into the orbit of other … Continue reading If We Take These #14Actions, Victory Is Ours!
Have you seen the recently released New Clues manifesto (of sorts)? Gack! The ClueTrain guys are back, and on the attack – for sure. Dizzyingly poetic, aspirational and urgent, it is all that a call to action should be. I … Continue reading Why Do You Need Your Own Manifesto? Because They Get You To ACTION.
I attended a Hyper Island event in Vancouver last week and Tim Leake made mention of challenging our thinking in this way: What are the Frequently Unasked Questions? Yes. What are those topics that get swept under the rug, or … Continue reading FUQs: Frequently Unasked Questions
I led a personal branding workshop on Friday evening, and we talked about how important it is in life to let people know how you can best help them. Branding is a synthesis process, distilling all your greatness down to … Continue reading Blogging Here Is An Incubation Process
When you think about “networks”, what comes to mind? It is a good thing? Is it about connectedness and leveraging people and skills at scale? Is it about seeming more vital and alive to (making) the future? It is for … Continue reading The Opportunity Web
I have been working and reworking the TMWK Manifesto into something more available – in the field of these kinds of manifestos. This is version 4 – trying to keep it as simple and understandable as possible. There … Continue reading A Work Manifesto For The Social Age: All Together Now (beta v.4)
Can the TMWK Manifesto be broken down into its individual components in order to better leverage the ideas within? That is the beta v.3 postulation of this process. Given that I have written 100+ posts about most of each of these ideas, … Continue reading A Work Manifesto For The Social Age: Individual Components (beta v.3)
I want a meme to use to discuss my approach to my writing and my brand promise. Currently, this is the TMWK Manifesto. Can I do better? For sure, I wrote the original in 30 minutes, in the spirit of the Manifesto … Continue reading A Manifesto For The Social Age: Explaining Concepts (beta v.2)
My goal is to create a manifesto for the social age, a guide for behaviour and action. The first stage in synthesizing my thought processes into a sharable design meme was to copy and paste the TMWK Manifesto, and begin stripping it down. … Continue reading A Manifesto For The Social Age: Throw At Wall, See What Sticks (beta v.1)
A few posts into this blog, writing whatever came to mind, I realised there were a few themes emerging. I quickly (beta) synthesized these down and shared the This Much We Know Manifesto (of sorts). The manifesto acts as a … Continue reading Designing A Visual Manifesto (Poorly): A Perpetual Beta Challenge