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The athletes, students, and coaches at the University of Missouri are another sign that spring is coming.

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Imagine having Aretha Franklin and Eartha Kitt together on stage talking with each other about music. That’s the equivalent of what happened when Seleta Reynolds, GM of Los Angeles’ Transit Department and Janette Sadik-Khan, the award winning former commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation sat together and talked about improving transportation for the future. This is part two in a series.

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Imagine having Aretha Franklin and Eartha Kitt together on stage talking with each other about music. That’s the equivalent of what happened when Seleta Reynolds, GM of Los Angeles’ Transit Department and Janette Sadik-Khan, the award winning former commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation sat together and talked about improving transportation for the future.

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A few years ago, I repositioned my company to work more on the future and

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I am a liability to the status quo. Last night, I was having drinks with

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SitStayHeal

America’s narrative has always been “Better days are ahead.” You just have to keep moving. But what if we just sat still for a minute? That’s what’s needed to lead us from Winter to Spring.

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Here’s why strategic planning doesn’t work, or is uninspiring, or is simply a “wish list” that never comes true…It’s irrelevant.

 

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Want to measure your community’s quality of life and compare it to others? These tools will help. Free with the Creative Commons license.

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Dear White People Script

Dear White People, we need to talk about our country’s racial disparities. I’m not talking about the data. Or whether we’re surprised by the data. We need to talk about our role in this. Forty years of shitty outcomes for Blacks and Latinos didn’t happen overnight. If you’re north of thirty years old and have lived in the United States as an adult, it’s happened on our watch. We share responsibility….

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Meeker Smart Phone Quote

Last year, Mary Meeker (ahem, Her Highness Mary Meekermentioned that we look at our smartphones 150 times per day. That got me very interested in wearables. Here’s a rundown of nine of my favorites including a smart onesie for babies…

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