Tag Archives: Venessa Miemis

Lifehacks for Productivity

My attention of late has been focused on how to be more action-oriented, and I realized I’ve been poorly equipped with tools (techniques, processes, frameworks, and technologies) for Getting Shit Done [GSD]. So I have been experimenting with different ways of holding myself accountable and moving towards more integrity in thought :: word :: action.

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Essential Skills for 21st Century Survival (Part 6)

As Jonah Sachs notes, it’s marketers and designers who are closing this myth gap and infusing our culture with the new stories we can choose about how to live our lives and exist in the world. It’s a powerful message, and one that seems pretty accurate to me. People are disillusioned and lacking trust, and a new story infused with simplicity, aesthetics, beauty and grace will go far.

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Weekend Mashup 9-10-11

As this week wraps up on the tenth anniversary of 9-11 we are deluged and provoked by reflection and remembrance — especially here in New York and D.C.   To quote Kurt Anderson quoting Freud — there are three ways to deal with loss: inebriating substances, satisfying activities, and deflection. This week’s mashup includes some of all of the above: ...

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