Month: August 2011

Good Night, Irene

More extreme weather. Earthquake at the beginning of the week and now- hurricane Irene. The news is relentless with it’s warnings and dire predictions. Everything is closing down: schools, businesses, state government. Batteries were gone from stores this morning and bottled water… Read More ›

Shake it up, baby

I’m still reeling from the earthquake that took place an hour ago.  The building shook briefly and a soft train-like noise reverberated.  I had never experienced an earthquake before but I instinctively knew what it was- like a rat on… Read More ›

Positive uncertainty

Planning for the future seems much more fraught than ever before.  Once upon a time the past was known and the future seemed predictable. Today the present is changing so fast our heads are spinning. Time to break out a new… Read More ›

No flow, no glory

Digital Flow I want some flow.  According to the theory proposed by Mihaly Czikszentmihalyi, flow is the result of completely focused motivation.  You become immersed in an experience.  The emotions are positive, energized and aligned with the task at hand. There… Read More ›