Domains and Such

One of the first blogs I launched was this little WordPress hosted thing: Questionsall.WordPress.Com. About a year ago, after an extended period of neglect, I brushed off the site and made it the center for my poetics. It’s been growing nicely ever since. I’m rather proud of it, and want to take this project much Read More …

Time Management and Some Advice From Om Malik

Lately, I’ve been thinking about how heavily I use social media. As it’s part of my function for the C&K Team, I easily can spend hours each day wrapper up in it. Lately, I’ve noticed I’m slipping on things I value, the most obvious one writing. The quality of my writing has slipped, as my Read More …

Other sites to find my writing

My foci have moved lately. If you’re a fan of my poetry, this page is focused on that. I’m quite pleased with the results. Less than a year ago, I had no followers. Now, over 1,400. ‘Tis very validating. My more general writing has been over here at NotJustSeattle. Over 2,200 subscribers since launch. Again, Read More …

The positive focus

I strive to keep the positive focus. That’s where I keep my compass pointed towards. Yet, it’s too easy to get wrapped up in petty squabbles. The amount of energy sucked up by this amazes me. And it damages relationships, creating frictions and distrust. Others see your biases and believe you’re seeing their view as Read More …

Discussion and collaboration

An element of my pastor’s sermon this Sunday was interdependence. Our culture puts more emphasis on being right than on effectiveness. Today I witnessed several discussions which were focusing on one liners and zingers, not on dialog and engagement. There was no respect, no interest in the other side’s opinion, except as something to pull Read More …

My word of the day: multipotentialite

For most of my adult life, I’ve felt pulled to choose a specialty. And I’ve tried, dozens, maybe hundreds of times. As each time has resulted in failure, I realized, some time ago, that my varied and rich perspective is a valuable thing. Oddly, I never really considered my multi-faceted focus to be a good Read More …