1874 representation of consummation or Beauty and the Beast or both.

Privacy: Where’s your line?

I recently started a newsletter after being badgered asked to do so. It’s fun to put together, but it takes me longer than I like because I keep asking myself how much I should share about certain things, then editing. I’m having an intellectual discussion with myself about privacy, and I thought maybe I should see how you think about… Read more →


Leading Groups: Dealing with Too Cool for School & Other Personalities

As you probably know, I teach and facilitate groups of people in all sorts of learning experiences. Over the years I’ve noticed some repetition in my group dynamics. Here are some secrets about leading a group of people. It doesn’t matter whether you’re teaching a piece of software or a concept or facilitating a workshop to hack on project or… Read more →


Open is an attitude

This past week I spent three days hanging out with the activists and thinkers who attended the Open Campaigns Camp. Participants included loads of folks from Greenpeace, but also other activist organizations like 350.org, 38 Degrees, Change.org, Witness and more. I could write two reflection posts – a happy-go-lucky one about how I’m eager to share resources that can help… Read more →