Take the leap.

Just five spots for our next workshop, IDEATION #durham

Where do you get your ideas? Dipika Kohli leads a one-hour lunch workshop on IDEATION, the first step towards what we call "the road to awesome." … [Read more...]

On the heels of @indyweek sale, let’s talk #publishing in the #triangle.

A roundtable set for October 8 focuses squarely on the state of publishing. More is here. … [Read more...]

Why talk is jazz

We say our roundtables are like improv. Why? Recently, as I was talking to someone I just met, I noticed that there's certain rhythm to how our conversation was flowing. He would talk a little, and then I'd chime in. When there's a pause, how you start up the new topic or a followup question matters, and the exact timing of it, affects the mood of the conversation. There's an audience, … [Read more...]

Losing the connection

Last night I was trying to make a wifi call to a friend's cell here in DC, but for the life of us we couldn't hear one another. Since it has been 15 years since we last spoke, and that, too in person, this scattered dribble of digitized bits was especially annoying. Would have been easier, I texted, to just pick up a phone, had there been one, to call your land line. He texted back … [Read more...]