Archive | October, 2010

Creativity and failure

Sunday night we had a great but challenging discussion.  Here are some notes on the night.  For the purposes of this discussion, creativity refers to the ability to find solutions to problems, generate ideas, etc. not necessarily art, though that certainly requires creativity as well. Italicized text comes from the discussion… Creativity and Failure An […]

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A vision for the future

Check out the About 511 page as its been updated to reflect our discussions from the past month.  If anyone has any thoughts, concerns or suggestions feel free to email It has been a spectacular time to dialogue and focus in on who we are as a community.  If you haven’t been a part […]

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511 Vision — the starting point

Based on our conversations the last several weeks I put together the following vision.  We started dissecting it together and making notes for revision, but I wanted to also post it up here so anyone who was not there but wants to provide some feedback has an opportunity.  I will post notes from the discussion […]

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Dreams and Goals Week 4

Note: This discussion never took place, as we shifted to talk about the 511 vision.  That said, I did want to provide my notes that we were going to talk about to wrap up the series. Some strategies for reaching goals adapted from Scott Belsky and incorporating some ideas from our talks over the last […]

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