Archive for category: Quality

My First Documentary

My First Documentary

0 / June 23, 2012 8:38 am

I thought that the best way to learn how to shoot a documentary was to shoot a documentary. So with camera in hand, I tracked my subject, Heather Hendrie, in her attempt to build a electricity generating bike adapter. She […]

Adaptive do-It-yourself? Or next ‘Canada’s Worst Handyman’?

Adaptive do-It-yourself? Or next ‘Canada’s Worst Handyman’?

2 / February 5, 2011 3:22 pm

There comes a time in every young man’s life when he must learn how to light a blow torch, to run stone through a wet saw, and mix cement with water. Or so I tell myself as I stumble my […]

Distinguishing between truth-tellers and pundits

Distinguishing between truth-tellers and pundits

0 / March 31, 2010 3:23 pm

Last time, I introduced the roles of prophets, critics, and truth-tellers in enriching the ecology of leadership. I failed to mention however that there is an implied assumption that those truth-tellers and prophets are adaptive. This is, of course, not […]

Five Foolish Follies

2 / October 15, 2009 4:58 pm

1. Choosing not to think. Have you ever noticed that there are boundaries to what we choose to think about? Religion is certainly one area where we may choose not to apply the usual rigours of thought. Math is another […]

I want to be around people who take care

I want to be around people who take care

0 / April 8, 2009 1:37 pm

When I stepped into the Museum of Making, I was overwhelmed by a sense of awe and child-like wonder at all the working artifacts beautifully exhibited in a thoughtful manner. I also felt a deep down stirring and reminder of […]