A Late Quartet: Lessons for Top Teams From Beethoven’s 131

I've always felt chamber music offers a rich metaphor, full of insight, that can be applied to any team seeking high-performance flow. Last night I watched the movie A Late Quartet staring Phillip Seymour Hoffman. After a classical string quartet's 25 years of success, they face the strain of changing roles and life transitions. What I like most about this film is how we discover the unique roles in the quartet - First Violin, Second Violin, Viola and Cello interact in live give and take, to Read more »

The Link Not Taken

I was wondering what Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” would look like if he were to write it today in an internet-soaked age?

So, I took the liberty of re-writing it…

 Enjoy! 

I was wondering what Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” would look like if he were to write it today in an internet-soaked age? So, I took the liberty of re-writing it...  Enjoy!  Read more »

Big Ideas don’t come from Epiphanies but from…

Everything is a Remix Part 3 from Kirby Ferguson on Vimeo.
 
Great video on how true creativity really works. It doesn’t come from a single epiphany, but from a series of innovations over time combined with finally a cross-over thought that mer…

Everything is a Remix Part 3 from Kirby Ferguson on Vimeo.   Great video on how true creativity really works. It doesn't come from a single epiphany, but from a series of innovations over time combined with finally a cross-over thought that mer... Read more »

The most exciting and game changing film I’ve seen in a long time!!! Must See.

Press Pause Play is an amazing project that everyone in the digital, media, creative space will want to watch.  
Because of technology advances, the barrier to entry for production and distribution for a creative product has smashed through the …

Press Pause Play is an amazing project that everyone in the digital, media, creative space will want to watch.   Because of technology advances, the barrier to entry for production and distribution for a creative product has smashed through the ... Read more »