On August 30th I had the pleasure of appearing on CW’s Daybreak segment to talk about video game addiction in advance of my upcoming TEDx talk in Boulder, CO on September 21st.
I'm thrilled to finally announce the big news I received last week! On September 21st I will have the honor of speaking at TEDxBoulder on the topic of video game addiction.
In October we released a blog post talking about an exciting new project we had coming up in the Spring of 2013 - teaching our curriculum of Social Dynamics in an actual school. So how is that project going? Find out inside.
This past weekend Kevin and I participated in "Startup Weekend" here in Calgary. The event is a culmination of putting 80 entrepreneurs in a room, pitching ideas, selecting the best ones, forming teams, and then speaking 56 hours building these new businesses as much as possible to compete in a final presentation in front of a panel of judges... with various prizes going to the winners.
Recently my roommates moved out and I was forced to decide my next steps. Moving is always a stressful event, but within it I learned a valuable lesson about my time and energy, by observing the purpose and function of the belongings I had with me. Did I really need all of this "stuff"? Find out inside.
To define what your environment is we have to look at the patterns we see in the environment. We look for the commonalities between all of the possible things that could potentially make up our environment. Find out how we do it in Lesson 2 on Environment.
The environment is a concept based off of the idea of evolution. I am not talking about how the world came to be, rather the nature of change and development. Everything evolves, changes, and develops. All of these changes are based on the environment. What does this mean for us? Watch Lesson 1 on Environment.
At a recent team meeting the question: "Why is Social Dynamics Important to You?" was posed, and each of us were challenged to write a letter detailing why we believe in the movement so much. Here is Kevin's answer.
By understanding the correlation between the types of value (needs) and the types relationships created from these value exchanges, it is possible to give each and every relationship in your life more purpose and more direction. Find out how in Lesson 6.
What is our mission? Why do we, Kingpin Social, exist? What is our goal with Social Dynamics? What announcements do we have to share with everyone? Find out for yourself, inside.