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And the Children Shall Lead Us

 

And the Children Shall Lead Us

One crisp winter day, the sweetest little boy climbed up next to me on the bleachers and shouted “To the top of the hill!” to his grandmother.  He was completely unaware of me, fully immersed in creative play. As they made their way down to the end, he reached out for grandma's hand to help her up. His thoughtful and confident soul just knew he could do it, even though she was twice his size.  My heart just melted.  Once at the the top, he and his very fit granny stayed close to the fence as they ran and giggled...

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The Zero Waste Agenda

 

The Zero Waste Agenda

From a product design and development perspective, our goal is to consistently Reduce casual waste in the design process Extend the life span of products we use or create Turn waste into business opportunities for others In 2015 I started collaborating with teens to create awareness around wasteful design through Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum DesignPrep internship program.  Here's some of the handiwork created by Krystal - my star intern of 2015. Don't you wish you could use all the lip gloss you paid for?  Help us to ask Cover girl to improve their packaging! This laptop charger design defies the laws...

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News Overwhelm RX - My Latest Lifesaving Party Trick

 

News Overwhelm RX - My Latest Lifesaving Party Trick

Have you ever wished... There was a way to keep up with the news without feeling like you need a shower afterwards? You had thoughtful news questions on hand to redirect a conversation that's about to go off the rails? You could easily explain the news to your kids? Introducing Color Coded News Briefs! I've been working on a color coded visual language that kids and adults can use to communicate more effectively around achieving the triple win of highest good (pink), highest gain (blue) and highest integrity (purple).  New York's Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks purple naturally, and is a much needed...

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Purple GPS Origins

 

Purple GPS Origins

Meet the Global Positioning System With Heart Brain Coherence The Purple GPS is a personal way-finder tool that helps children and adults design and navigate their lives with a higher sense of purpose, joy interconnection and physical well being.   There has never been a louder call to acknowledge our global interconnection and interdependence than the current Covid-19 pandemic.  Our values are no longer being encouraged but forced to align more closely with caring for ourselves, each other and Mother Earth in more thoughtful ways.  Our key strategy for improving quality of life on a global scale is to help all people combine their inherent masculine and...

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