labels

I think perhaps the greatest lesson I will learn in my life is the expansive disruptive power of the label. I have never liked labels, not since I was a small child.  I was labeled with many negative labels as a child and I am hopeful that some of those types of labels are reducing…

time

On a recent trip to Florida I experienced a lot of wasted time with travel and running errands. Twice I lost time due to poor traffic planning and or long line ups.  I watched around as everyone just seemed to accept that they will not get to use their own time wisely.

No party before midnight [poem]

working along, working alone. no rest for the wicked not wanting or waiting to leave home no celebration without sacrifice no party before midnight no winning the prize no party before midnight no truth through the lies the day is gone before you the day is given to the others the night is left with…

extra

I see the world as a division of life split into categories of entertainment, health/wellness, income sources, family/friends, social/community and our extra. Each person’s life is a collection of these categories but what separates us apart from each other is where we choose to apply our extra time, money and passion. Throughout our lives the…

SpeedSquad – Movie Concept

SpeedSquad – Movie Concept America has become a mess of talented criminal drivers that can allude law enforcement long enough to escape and are leaving a path of destruction behind. After a high profile death in a high speed chase police officers are no longer allowed to give chase. A special police unit is formed…

monkey number 5

By now I have to assume that you have seen some version of the “story” about the monkeys in the experiment with the ladder, ice cold water and the self policing they do. It goes something like this: “They start with a room containing five monkeys. Inside the room, they hung a banana on a…

possible futures

One of my favourite thing about following bloggers is when they pass along one of their own learning moments and share a new concept with us. Reading Patrick Rhone’s web site The Random Post I discovered another Gem that he found. He point’s us to Derek Sivers’ concept of “possible futures” where you create a…

Got in a street fight – Film Short Concept

Scene captured in a news report detailing all of the steps including screen shots of stories, interviews with people on the street, interviews with experts on anonymity. an anonymous author begins to publish short stories these stories expose the problematic underpinnings of society including which companies, people and systems are at the heart of the…

6 years

Six years is not a sacrifice when the end goal of the project is something great. Is it? When an investment of time into someone produces an end result that lasts a life time, how much time do you choose to invest?

the man with the chicken tattoo

I woke up on a barge loaded with sheep being dragged across some short stretch of water being driven by a man whom I could not see in the early morning light before sunrise. I don’t remember how I ended up there and the polite farmer, who gave me a ride back to mainland, didn’t…