Modern media has “Mediocrity Disease”. Only we can fix it!
Quick history. Pre-internet, our primary access to media (e.g. news and music) was through a “mainstream”, a stream which consisted of primarily major network broadcasting channels and stations. Then the internet came along, socialized media, gave us free and open access, and disrupted the business models which made the broadcast economy possible. And there are still huge problems to contend with, like fair compensation for artists, and quality and accuracy of modern internet journalism. I think a lot of this boils down to how we share content socially within the fabric of our social networks. Continue reading “How We Share Impacts the Whole System ” »
‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? ~ Marianne Williamson.
Somewhere along the line, I got the idea that in order to be “good enough” I had to keep myself in line. I grew up, without even knowing it, a relentless perfectionist. I value quality. I am a “CAN DO” person. I am motivated to fix-change-improve. That is my modus operandi and, in my best moments, it’s a great thing. In it’s positive aspect, it the desire to win is driven by a belief in, and honor for, the infinite potential of human beings. In it’s unbalanced aspect, it’s a punitive form of flagellation and re-play of conditions that were set long ago. The “perfectionist” idea is so central to who I am, that it has never even occurred to me there was another way of being… until right now.
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