Grab Your Pitchforks, It's Time for a Charter Convention!

Our local county government has been continuously improving in an impressive way. ¬†While the public debate rages over cannabis initiatives, I suggest that the County take a calming breath and ask the public for the far less controversial, but long overdue approval of a charter, which is like a local…

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My 2019 Birthday Resolutions

I like the idea of yearly resolutions, but launching them at the start of the post holiday hustle isn't ideal. There's social momentum to make resolutions with everyone else on January 1st, keep them for a couple of weeks, and then abandon them with everyone else as February comes along.…

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Pretend Your Way To Better Decisions II: Two More Approaches

Audio Version In our previous article, we looked at how three creative brainstorming techniques can lead to better -- or at the very least -- more contemplative decision-making. Here are two more worth considering: Google Design Thinking Design thinking helps flesh out a problem. Here's how I apply Design Thinking:…

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