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3 02, 2015

Open the Box – A Fish?!

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:44-08:00 February 3rd, 2015|Ambiguity, Communication, Content, Conversation, Creativity, Customer Experience, Good Business, H2H, Open the Box, Problem-solving, Productivity, Questions, Small Business, Social Media, Strategy| Awhile back I was working through a visualization exercise mentioned in Steven Pressfield’s book “Do the Work”. My first post regarding this can be found here and if you search my blog you’ll a number of other visualizations that I’ve found useful using this. Let me summarize what this entails: Imagine a box with [...]

26 08, 2011

Open the Box – a towel

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:56-08:00 August 26th, 2011|Collaboration, Creativity, Leadership, Open the Box, The Journey|

Image via Wikipedia Today I opened the box and found a towel. My thoughts almost immediately raced to Douglas Adams' book "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" the the assertion that a towel is the most mind-bogglingly useful thing one can have.  It has comforting properties, has innumerable uses and is still fairly non-exceptional in [...]

8 07, 2011

Open the Box–Steering Wheel

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:57-08:00 July 8th, 2011|Decision-making, Leadership, Open the Box, Problem-solving, The Journey|

Image via Wikipedia I opened the box today and found a steering wheel. My attention involuntarily went to the whole “direction of your team/business” kind of attention hole. After climbing out of that one and spending a little more time looking at this particular steering wheel, I realized there is a higher meaning here. It [...]

17 06, 2011

Open the Box–Wood Floors

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:57-08:00 June 17th, 2011|Decision-making, Leadership, Open the Box, Projects|

Image by timber_floors via Flickr I opened the box today and found hard wood boxes…with guys and their tools ready to start installing it all. This has been my life this week.  My family and 4 cats have voluntarily relegated ourselves to a couple of large connected rooms (mostly to keep the cats out [...]

22 04, 2011

Open the Box 1

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:58-08:00 April 22nd, 2011|Creativity, Kindle, Open the Box|

Image via Wikipedia So I opened my Kindle and a copy of “Do the Work” by Steven Pressfield showed up a couple of days ago. This book has been touted by Seth Godin for awhile, and I pre-ordered the free e-book about a month ago.  Anyway, I started reading it today and something has already [...]

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