Clarity First Newsletter, July 21, 2017

“It will not always be summer; build barns.” – Hesiod

Clarity First Newsletter, July 14, 2017

“Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.” – Peter Drucker

Clarity First Newsletter, July 7, 2017

“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Clarity First Newsletter, June 30, 2017

“It’s all stories, really. Change the story, change the world.” —Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky

Clarity First Newsletter, June 23, 2017

“Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to ‘jump at the sun.’ We might not land on the sun, but at least we would get off the ground.” – Zora Neale Hurston, Dust Tracks on a Road

Clarity First Newsletter, June 16, 2017

“Children make up the best songs, anyway.” —Tom Waits

10 Haiku for project managers

Sometimes poetry is the clearest voice.

Clarity First Newsletter, June 9, 2017

“What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult to each other?” —George Elliot, Middlemarch

Clarity First Newsletter, June 2, 2017

“It is the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” —Charles Darwin

Clarity First Newsletter, May 26, 2017

“Tell me and I will forget. Teach me and I will remember. Involve me and I will learn.” – Benjamin Franklin

Clarity First Newsletter, May 19, 2017

“Love is the only emotion that expands intelligence.” – Peter Senge

Clarity First Newsletter, May 12, 2017

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” – William James

Clarity First Newsletter, May 5, 2017

“In preparing for battle, I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

Clarity First Newsletter, April 28, 2017

“To improve is to change.” – Winston Churchill

Learning to be better digital marketers

Photos of this week’s DIY Digital Marketing Camp, the Survey Course

Clarity First Newsletter, April 21, 2017

“The willingness to show up changes us. It makes us a little braver each time.” – Brené Brown

Clarity First Newsletter, April 14, 2017

“The purpose of looking at the future is to disturb the present.” — Gaston Berger

Clarity First Newsletter, April 7, 2017

“Be interesting. Tell the truth. And if you can’t tell the truth, fix it so you can.” – Jonah Sachs

Clarity First Newsletter, March 31, 2017

“Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than the one where they sprang up.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

Clarity First Newsletter, March 24, 2017

“We are not what we know but what we are willing to learn.” – Mary Catherine Bateson

Four practices that facilitate conversation between ‘us’ and ‘them’.

We can’t present effective arguments if we don’t understand where the other side is actually coming from.

Clarity First Newsletter, March 17, 2017

“Acknowledging what you don’t know is the dawning of wisdom.” – Charlie Munger

Rules of thumb about telling stories that transform audiences

15 things that Nancy Duarte knows about creating presentations that move hearts and minds.

Clarity First Newsletter, March 10, 2017

“We can either renew our commitment to push farther out, to build on our successes, to keep doing harder and harder things — or else to lower our sights and compromise our goals.” – Astronaut Scott Kelly