It Is Better To Be Better

If we want to be heard, we must first stop making noise. Distance and time are no longer barriers to communication. Distance has become irrelevant and the time between putting a message into the world and having that message received has condensed down to nearly an instant. The new barrier to communication is noise. Everyone…

The Notification Spiral

All notifications are not created equal. We now live in the notification era. Instead of us having to actively seek out information, communication, and interaction, the technology we have at our fingertips has become such that these things actually seek us out. Our phones, tablets, and computers ding, buzz, and light up all day and…

Share Your Ideas

“There’s never been a better time to have an idea. There’s never been a better time to be a writer, a singer, a speaker, a podcaster. There’s never been a better time to figure out how to help people than right now, but instead we spend an hour watching cat videos.”—Seth Godin A blog or…

Digital Projections of Real People

You never know what it takes for a person to show the world one, single smile. There is a digital world at our fingertips wherein we can present to others a simulated version of who we imagine ourselves to be, living the life we fantasize about, while receiving the praise, acknowledgement, and appreciation we only…

Not All Attention Is Created Equal

Attention is not the same as connection. Simply because we are getting attention does not mean we are making a difference. Likes, follows, comments, shares, etc. make keep us feeling important, but that does not make the thing we did to receive them important, or even worth having done in the first place. Our focus…