Every Veteran a Design Thinker:

How skills gained in the military can be applied to solving everyday problems and how IBM values and leverages them (retro re-post I wrote for IBM Design on Medium, Nov 11, 2018 ) We Failed: The story of the burned out wells “Hey Sir, the Taliban burned out the wells up in the villages.” “What? […]

My challenge, my exchange and my entreaty to you on this Independence Day: read, reflect, act.

(retro re-post from my Medium account, Jul 4, 2018 ) “the tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots & tyrants” –Thomas Jefferson (or maybe it musn’t!?) I propose a trade: I ask for your attention in reading this note, your reflection after reading it and your action afterwards […]

“Tell me about yourself”

I’m passionate about purpose, people, context and culture. I’m driven, and really always have been, to help people survive and thrive by understanding knowledge. I’ve always been hungry to learn more, know more, and teach more. When I was young this was all about understanding how the world had been by reading history, how it […]