Photo credit: Art by Nina Chanel Abney

033 On Feedback

How can we make better sense of the feedback we receive - some useful to us, and some not?
Read More
Colorful butterfly mural over brick wall

030 Doing the Do Pt. 3 – Experiments In Building The World As It Should Be

Lately, I have been sitting in rooms with creative people pondering one of the toughest questions I meet in my work: What do we need to do today to survive in the world as it is, while building the world as it should be?
Read More

029 Doing the Do Pt. 2 – Equity Is Transformation

How many times have you seen an organization, or group of people say:We are all about equity. We are going to learn a bunch about how to be more equitable in our work. But, we are largely going to confine that knowledge to subjects we have pre-determined pertain to equity. And at the end of the project we will largely will be the same people and organization we were at the start.
Read More

024 Cutting Wires From My Tree

My Brass Tacks chat with Veronica A Perez was a gift last Friday. It was a calm chance to make sense of a week in which my spirit and memory were bombarded by misogyny, violence, pain - from Cosby to Kavanaugh - to reflecting on Anita, Monica, Christina and millions of nameless survivors.
Read More