Recipe for breaking the cycle of poverty, as I saw it

I don’t much follow recipes. It’s how come my brownies always turn out extra chocolatey, my 12-muffin batch into 17 , and my spaghetti sauce hints at cinnamon. I save a lot of recipes though. I recently took 14 photos of recipes from a single…

Our part in the Kony 2012 narrative

With the heaps of digital hoopla the Kony 2012 video campaign has received in the last couple of weeks, you might think I’ve been passionately tweeting myself into the conversation, engaging in small, but very serious, talk at the office about the video, spending a…

#BiolaSM continued chat…

Thanks again, #BiolaSM, for the skype chat last week. As promised, here’s answers to your questions (the ones I missed, and additional thoughts to ones I’ve already touched on). Two other posts worthwhile 6 must have traits in a social media community manager, and Notes from #blogbiz…

Things I’ve learned from !ideation

I’m dreading writing this post. It’s going to take a long time, more time than I have. And I’d rather sleep on the plane than write this. But I’m reminding myself that collecting my notes and thoughts is the best way for me to reflect…

Notes from !deation

By my second sentence of writing Things I’ve learned from !ideation, I knew that I was going to have to separate out this post from that post. Or the first post would have way too long. So if you’re wanting notes, here’s my notes. If…

“Cool” ways to help earthquake-weary countries

With last month’s 7.0- magnitude earthquake in Haiti, last week’s small quake in Japan and Saturday’s 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Chile, it’s got me thinking… what’s happening in the world? If you’re at all a little bit like me, there is an immediate feeling of despair…

My “response” to post-quake stricken Haiti

I woke up sick this morning, sore throat, runny nose and all. For medicine, I’ve been drinking hot tea all day. Hot Starbucks tea. And as I sit here, sipping Starbucks, working from home on a number of tasks, I’m reminded of the estimated 3…