Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon...
How do you bring things to life? You give them names. Histories. Motives and aspirations. This is the alchemy that drives every story about the act of playing god, turning a thing into a creature. Theo Jansen's strandbeests are beautiful examples of this very old magic.
In your health, your work, and your life, it's not the result or the world record attempt that takes you to your peak -- it's the practice, the training, and the experimenting. It's the consistent effort to show up and get started on the things that are important to you, day after day. What's your average speed?
In the wake of government stimulus in response to the Great Recession, many of us working in cleantech and energy efficiency have wondered: what is th...
If he says he held his breath underwater for 17 minutes and four seconds, and that he did it through intense training and a deep understanding of the physiology of his own body, then that should be good enough. I should take him at his word. I want to believe.
Seattle is leading the nation as a hotbed of innovation, music and technology. On June 23rd, TEDxSeattle will bring the international influence of T...
Expanding these management practices into the tropics and the arctic regions are the most immediate and pressing challenges. Although we are in a race against time, we may just turn the corner.
If you accept this premise -- that innovation takes mainly guts -- then it's important to know in what ways you may be a change-maker or change-breaker. Here's a self-test that can help.
For an adult who loves to learn, but also loves marketing, who has a background in education and events, you aren't told what way to go. There is really only one thing to do and that is to create your own path.
What would they think? How could I explain to my child, "Mommy used to hurt herself because she was depressed"? Now that I'm a mother, I still think about how to explain it to him if he sees one of my scars, even though they've faded some over the years.
She encouraged me to try different things. It wasn't easy. When you are depressed that is the hardest thing to do. It's like walking in quicksand. Slowly, I did start trying new things. I found talents that I never knew existed.
If we are people of faith, we are called to embody the recklessly abundant love of a God from whom nothing can separate us. Not depression, not the consequences of mental illness, not death by suicide. We can do better for those who suffer.