I love my work…

My path in life is to help thinkers use technology to become thought leaders. One of the best things about this path is that I can do it from anywhere! I choose to live in Algoma Wisconsin on the shores of Lake Michigan about 30 miles east of Green Bay and every day on my […]

The Questions Coaches Say You Need To Be Asking Yourself

Leigh Newman writes: Ellie Gordon, a personal and executive life coach, helps us figure out what we really need to be thinking about when we’re looking for lasting, hard-to-make change. 1. Can I Replace The Word ‘Afraid’ With The Word ‘Alert’? “An artist client recently introduced me to this question,” says Gordon, “and it quickly […]

[Lifestyles of the] Lazy and ‘low-bandwidth’ed

Almost every advancement in simplifying my social media toolkit comes from the simple fact that I do most of my news consumption and production with a 1Mb/s connection from a hundred year old farmhome in rural Wisconsin over a cellular modem. I simply have to be effective in order to be productive! My ‘low-bandwith’ lifestyle […]

I talk to strangers

Image by Moth via Flickr The social media elite are gathering in Austin, TX this week for SXSW. Here’s a reminder for the rest of us… “No matter how shy you think you are, the person next to you may be even more shy. So be the one to break the ice, and just say […]