Looking For Connections

In just about any social situation that we enter, we look for connections to others.  It’s a bit like a game of ‘where do I know you from’, but truly it’s a search for shared context. Connections make you feel like you belong to the same club and that’s really what we long for, to…

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Listening Differently

I have been reading Trust Agents by Julien Smith and Chris Brogan and as often happens for me when reading a new work, I take something away that feels slightly askew of what the book is about.  One example of this in Trust Agents, is where the authors talk about the tools that the interwebs…

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A Bit Behind…

January is the new December. I’m not even sure December happened with all of the preparation and travel and busyness of the holidays. When I look at my calendar I can see that I had meetings.  I can see the results.  I know that at home we lit candles for Advent…but I didn’t experience Advent. …

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Circumventing

I wrote a post a long while back called “Go with What Got You Here“.  In it, I talked about the fact that I frequently spend time reflecting on my successes in an effort to remember the path I took to achieve them.  In this way, I build upon the lesson of the success. Success…

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Channel Surfing

Pardon the redundancy, but Jon got me thinking. I was just at his site reading a post about how dizzying the oscillation between “community 0.0 and community 2.0″ can be. As I finished reading his post, it occurred to me how I have come to wish that people who may not be engaged in social…

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