Over Half Way.

When we set out 4 years ago in my first TEDx talk we were asking the question, ‘How do we get 1 billion people into the habit of giving?’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2n5rn6cIoc If a billion people gave $1 to brave projects risking it all to try and...

This City

Let’s fail together trying to create genuine value rather than succeed in creating or capturing value which is not ours for the taking We must try, not merely to work harder or smarter but more painfully, at greater personal cost, for in that price is where we...

Do Something.

Do Something. Last week I saw this meme flying around social media land from a few people. And it bloody excites me! So much of advertising is not built on true relational principles of listening, value adding and permission. But perhaps a little ironically this meme...

Addicted to Giving?

Reading a tech crunch article by @nireyal on habit forming products has brought to the surface some thoughts that I acted on many moons ago but never articulated (http://techcrunch.com/2014/05/31/is-some-tech-too-addictive/?ncid=tcdaily) We are trying to get people to...

Designing Culture

  I’m sitting, tapping this out on my iFanboy device on the steps of the apple store in NYC The apple store is a unique experience and there is so much that could be said about it,  however what struck me the most about this store has nothing to do with the...
Why Not Feed The Birds?

Why Not Feed The Birds?

I came across this sign a few weeks ago in Santa Monica in LA on a walk at sunrise which was such a treat! It was unlike any sign and in fact unlike most authoritarian communication I have ever come across. You see my disconnect with authority even back at school was...