Archive for March, 2010

I realized something while I was at Great Ideas 2010… I’m obsessed with geolocation apps. Especially Foursquare. So it’s time for a smackdown. I have an Android phone so over the next couple of weeks I’m going to be testing out Gowalla & Loopt, then comparing them to Foursquare to see who is my king […]


So this is a post that I’ve been working on during my time at #Ideas10. There was some great stuff and some not so great stuff. All in all I’m happy to have been a part of the experience, but there is definitely some room for improvement. Below is a list of observations both about […]


There are three drives: Rewards/Punishments,  Instinctual Drives (Carnal, Hunger, etc.), Motivation We respond to rewards & punishment. Rewards encourage the behavior, punishments discourage the behavior. We also do things because they are interesting. Higher rewards lead to worse performance. Contingent motivators work well for simple tasks, rule based tasks, etc. The contingent motivators actually narrow […]


ASAE tried to draft the under 30’s awhile back to participate in their Association of the Future (AOTF) “program” (I guess that’s the word to use). I didn’t participate because I think if I had anything more on my plate, my head my spontaneously combust. So today at #Ideas10 they had a session about AOTF. […]


Guy Kawasaki: The Art of Innovation Make Meaning – You want to change the world. So change it. Do it for a reason. Make a Mantra – Mission statements sucks. They’re too long, unspecific and no one can remember them. Short, specific & to the point. Jump to the Next Curve – Think about the […]