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Twelve years at McGee’s Musings

Still here. Not so many posts here over the past twelve months. Working on making that change. When I started this, blogs were pretty much the only way to share your thinking. A lot more choices today, although of late the emphasis seems to have shifted more toward ‘sharing’ than ‘thinking’. Both make the world a […]

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Eleven Years and Counting at McGee’s Musings

Yesterday marked the eleventh anniversary of the first blog post on McGee’s Musings in 2001. In two weeks, we’ll practice the American version of democracy, choose a President, revolution will not occur regardless of who wins and, despite the rhetoric, life will go on. We (the U.S. and the rest of the planet) will still face a […]

Celebrating NASA’s Curiosity

I didn’t last until 1:30 EDT this morning, but this is still worth sharing An awesome accomplishment. Shows what is possible if you put in the work in math, science, and engineering classes.

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New Year, New Beginnings

Beginner’s Mind. Mindfulness. Reflective Practice. As the New Year gets underway, I’m juggling ideas on how to push forward on several fronts including McGee’s Musings. All have to do with rebalancing the mix of new thinking, ongoing learning, and drawing on experience. They also all have to do with variations on the notion of doing […]

Ten years at McGee’s Musings

Today marks the tenth year that I’ve been writing here. Like all things organic the pace ebbs and flows. Topics evolve and morph. Technologies appear and disappear. Over all this time, the reward that turns out to matter most is the opportunity to make and build relationships. This week brought an excellent example. I was […]

Collaborating Minds

Some details about what my partner in collaboration, David Friedman, and I have been up to lately. For the past few months, my colleague Jim McGee and I have been hard at work on a project we’ve named Collaborating Minds. It will be an online problem-solving community — with a unique membership recruiting strategy. The […]

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Misconceptions

  Misconceptions Wed, 05 Jan 2011 05:00:00 GMT Did you know that such a curious resource existed? Do you care? Are you willing to risk going up against any of these at your average cocktail party?

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A Concise and Brilliant Peer-Reviewed Article on Writer’s Block

I’m passing this along from Bob Sutton’s blog (which you ought to be reading if you care about management and leadership in today’s enterprises). Below you can see an entire article (including a reviewer’s comment) that may look fake, but is legitimate. It was published by Dennis Upper in the Journal of Applied Behavioral Analysis […]

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Constructive Problem Framing

Absolutely brilliant. i love the folks at xkcd. Frame the problem the right way to make real progress. Constructive Mon, 25 Oct 2010 04:00:00 GMT

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