Did you connect all 9 dots? In more ways than 1?

Did you catch last week’s post on how to connect all 9 dots in more ways than 1?  If not & you want to try it yourself first without seeing the answers below, click on the original post here. I’d seen the exercise many years before & knew it had to do with ‘drawing outside […]

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Can you connect all 9 dots? In more ways than 1?

Have you seen this exercise?  Your task is to connect all 9 dots, without lifting your pen, & in no more than 3 lines. It’s a popular exercise.  I’d seen it years before when I saw this time around during the Social Innovation Safari.  And that, was precisely my downfall. I knew ‘the solution’ had […]

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The Rock.Paper.Scissors newsletter is out: 7 stages of innovation

This month’s Rock.Paper.Scissors e-newsletter focuses on the 7 stages of innovation I learned from the Amani Institute’s Social Innovation Safari I participated in.  Missed the article?  Check it out here. (Not on my monthly e-newsletter mailing list?  Sign up for free here.) Are you clear on what you’re passionate about?  What you’re burning to resolve […]

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Social Innovation Safari

What do you get when you combine an Iraqi, 3 Kenyans, a Canadian & a person from Botswana?  A Social Innovation Safari of course. That’s my small group above.  From left to right: Elizabeth (Kenyan lawyer), Bestoon (healthy environment consultant from Iraq), moi, Tim (Kenyan IT guy), Peter (Amani coach, from Botswana), & Brizan (social […]

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Welcome New Year! It’s the 5th Annual To Do, To Done, To’odle Compilation

Photo Credit: Courtney Dirks via Compfight cc For the past 4 years I’ve asked some darn fine folk from around the world what’s on their to do, to continue doing, to stop doing, to not do, to done, to feel & to to’odle lists.  What’s that you say?  Here’s what I mean. To do * […]

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