Building Something Beautiful

For Such a Time as This What do I do? This is a question I often get asked. Are you primarily a speaker? A writer? An activist? No, I’m not any of these, though I am involved in all of them. My primary role is to build. I’m building Help One Now. Sometimes, building requires […]

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Who’s the eight at your dinner party?

Okay, you’ve got 8 spots at your dinner table for an upcoming gathering at your house. Invitees have to be alive. And has to be people you’ve never met. Who’s getting the invites? Here’s my eight: 1. Nelson Mandela 2. Jim Collins 3. Jack Dorsey 4. Paul Farmer 5. Donald Miller 6. Seth Godin 7. […]

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Wisdom, Advice and Patience

Wisdom, Advice and Patience This past February, my coach gave me some advice that, though I hated to hear, I needed. You see, we had just implemented our new board, and we committed to being aggressive on hiring new staff. Of course, I was ready to blow the doors out of the water in 2013. […]

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Innovation Does Not Happen In Isolation

Innovation Does Not Happen In Isolation  I was at the beach last week spending some time with the family before the summer ends and real life begins again. I was processing some info and reflecting on the last few years. As I dug deeper into my thoughts, I realized how much The Idea Camp tribe […]

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