In his book The Game Changer, Dr Jason Fox says that a game is anything that has goals, rules, and feedback. A good game balances all three of these against one another, to make an experience that can be so good it can be addicting.
Work is often the opposite. Unclear goals,...
The house was a wreck. That’s what happens when six young boys spend Saturday morning running amok.
My two brothers and I were often left with another family when we were young. This other family had three boys the same age, making us six boys under the age of ten. Containing this...
I’m a polymath, so you may have been surprised by the variety of topics you see in my weekly newsletter.
Depending on what phase of my interests I was in when you subscribed, you may be a little confused about who I am and what I do.
To give you some context, I’ll give you the...
When the psychoanalyst Carl Jung was challenging the philosophy of Sigmund Freud, he needed complete focus.
Freud had become the leading voice in psychiatry, and Jung supported him early in his career, because of their shared interest in the subconscious mind. But as Jung grew...
Feel free to watch the replays of 2 workshops I hosted this week:
Token gating lets you prove, purchase, or earn membership in a Web3 community.
This interactive workshop showcased examples of communities that use token gating, and all attendees received a...
If you're interested in technology that is so far on the cutting-edge that it's 'bleeding-edge' I have 2 free workshops you can attend this week:
TOMORROW 11am NZ time -
Token gating lets you prove, purchase, or earn membership in a community.
This interactive workshop will...
When I spent a year attending the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre, we spent a lot of time working hard on our ability to play.
Class of 2001
The program was intense. Dozens of students from all around the world came together in a small town in Northern California,...
I spend a lot of my time beyond the cutting edge. If the Early Adopters in the 'Diffusion of Innovation' theory of Everett Rogers are the ones on the Cutting Edge, the Innovators are on the Bleeding Edge.
Diffusion of Innovation' image by Wikipedia
Web3 is on the bleeding edge right...
I play guitar with my thumbs.
Not just my right thumb - it’s normal to use both the thumb and fingers when you are picking the strings - but my left thumb, too.
On the frets of a guitar, you use the fingers of your non-dominant hand to hold down some of the six strings, at precise...
Marketing your business can distract you from doing your best work. The best marketing you can do gets you the most amount of leads in the least amount of time.
But if you've been doing something that isn't working, when will you have the time or the dollars to invest in doing...