Seth Godin

An outsider’s prescription for Dayton

Infrastructure The ignored secret behind successful organizations (and nations) is infrastructure. Not the content of what’s happening, but the things that allow that content to turn into something productive. Here are some elements worth considering: Transportation: Ideas and stuff have to move around. The more quickly, efficiently and safely, the better. This is not just Read More

Which candidates are: open, generous and connected?

Seth Godin asks today about “Open, generous and connected” Isn’t that what we seek from a co-worker, boss, friend or even a fellow conference attendee? Open to new ideas, leaning forward, exploring the edges, impatient with the status quo… In a hurry to make something worth making. Generous when given the opportunity (or restless to Read More

Selected Martin Luther King Jr. quotes to think about

Looking forward toward the next election- we have a decision to make. Either vote for the safe, same-old, candidates from the two parties who can’t seem to come to grips with the fact that they no longer seem to represent us. We are held hostage and forced to listed to their trash-talking, outrageously expensive “campaigns.” Read More

Mayor Leitzell refuses to join the circus

Dayton has a highly paid professional who is supposed to lead the city. His name is Tim Riordan. In fact, he’s not paid enough to manage the types of responsibilities he’s tasked with- he makes half of what Jim Leftwich at the Dayton Development Coalition makes, but that’s another story. Mayor Leitzell is one vote Read More

The Dayton Process- is anyone else doing this?

A local power broker called me the other day to tell me he liked my “Dayton Process” idea a lot. Then he asked “is anyone else doing this?” Hmmmm. Do I go to the patent office to check? Or Google? What do I search for? I wouldn’t even know where to begin? Such is the Read More

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