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We’re All Losing Ground

November 2nd, 2022 No Comments

Conversations create connections. They pique interest. They rebuke assumptions. They form stories. They share intent. They elicit commitments.


Spare Sunday Sup-Sags

October 30th, 2022 No Comments

We’re running so many tests on people that we may run out of litmus.


Campaign Promises We’d Like to See

October 26th, 2022 No Comments

We love candidates who endorse term limits. I agree there are terms that should be limited — or abolished altogether.


Horse Race Coverage Misses Us

October 23rd, 2022 No Comments

I dislike horse race coverage of political campaigns. It conveys that only winning matters. The backstory of each participant can be overlooked, unless they win. The betting odds give horse racing a powerful narrative. Who will get rich from this horse’s performance? (OK, that might be the most appropriate parallel.) Still, politicians are not horses […]


Selling EWEB HQ Requires a Better Process

October 19th, 2022 1 Comment

Civic Stadium proved what’s possible, but who will be able to champion the project as fervently as Bev Smith?


Parody Often Gives the Best Defense

October 16th, 2022 No Comments

Novak was arrested, jailed, tried, and acquitted. He then sued the police department for violating his free speech rights….


Are We Ready to Create a Sharing Culture?

October 12th, 2022 No Comments

How quickly can we get used to sharing how many things? That’s the question the future is asking.


Should Pac-12 Stream? Yes!

October 9th, 2022 No Comments

Broadcast outlets deliver more households right now, but for how much longer? What can streaming services do better? I’ve started a list


Quiet Quitting Answers Loud Layoffs

October 5th, 2022 No Comments

Forcing restructured ex-colleagues out the door in a perp-walk does nothing for the morale of those who remain.


Three Soft Landings, Not One

October 4th, 2022 No Comments

It’s tricky having as much power as the U.S. government does, especially when greedy stock market investors, wounded world leaders, and petulant former presidents are looking for any advantage.