Watching yourself–and your mind–without judgment

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Watching yourself on video can be a very strange experience. You are rarely watching yourself. Depending on your personality and self-esteem, you may immediately cringe, or be very proud of yourself. I recently managed to get a few short videos of me presenting up on YouTube, including this one.   I find it quite difficult read more…

VentureBeat article: Shiny, happy company: Why happiness is the new metric for startup success

Published in VentureBeat Shiny, happy company: Why happiness is the new metric for startup success The seal of the high school I attended contained two Latin mottos: Non Sibi and Finis Origine Pendet. Despite seeing those words everywhere, I paid little attention to them. I later learned they mean “Not for one’s self” and “The end read more…

Positive Power Up: Leading for Happiness!

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I wrote the following article for the September issue of the International Game Developers Association newsletter. While it draws on my background as a game designer and developer, I strongly believe the points about positive leadership can apply to any organization. I’d love to get your comments and feedback on it.