While wandering around the blogosphere recently, I came across the topic of emotionally intelligent signage. The concept, espoused by author Dan Pink, who describes himself as “sign obsessed,” is that often signs work best either when they convey empathy to the viewer or elicit empathy from the viewer. If ever you have seen a highway construction sign saying “Please Slow Down – My Daddy Works Here” then you have an idea what Dan means. This sign reminds you of the … Read more
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For those of us who’ve been environmentally conscious for years, the current Green revolution is a bit surreal. This stuff is popular now? When’d that happen? Does that mean it’s okay to be part of the crowd, or do I want to push to the front again?
Of course, there are a world of shades of green! I lived ‘forest green’ while thruhiking the Appalachian Trail. Heck, my brother’s trail name was ‘Green One’! He’s ‘bright green’, I think. Now? I’m ‘sea … Read more