Respectfully, skulls should never be played with. As archaeologists, our minds are trained to see things as artifacts, but when excavating burials, we try to be as respectful as possible. Playing with skulls digitally though – that ain’t so bad. In fact, it’s very cool! The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History has a Mystery … Read More Skull games! Courtesy of the Smithsonian.
I recently attended my first “Art of” event and I must say that it was worth every single penny. The Art of Leadership should be mandatory attendance, and not only for managers, CEOs, and top-rung corporate employees. If I had employees (hey, I’m a young entrepreneur), I would make them all go. Leaders are everywhere, … Read More On the path to great leadership #TAOL
Amidst all the recent occupy movements, there has been increasing awareness with regard to financial difficulties amongst “the 99 percent” that are seemingly and abundantly different from those of “the 1 percent.” I sympathize with many of the 99%; financial difficulties, especially due to rising medical costs (so glad I live in Canada), are very … Read More Start with yourself, #occupy your mind
If you haven’t heard yet about Steve Jobs passing, then perhaps you haven’t yet been inspired by the man. I believe him to be a true inspiration, somewhat of an icon. If you haven’t heard his 2005 commencement address to Stanford, go read it or watch it now (below, from YouTube). My favourite messages from … Read More Apple Inspiration – Love What You Do
You know it’s been a busy summer when… you’ve had very little patio time, your skin’s as white as snow, … and when you’re not up to date with swissmiss. A little over two weeks ago, Andrew Zuckerman’s 99% Conference talk was posted. If you’re not aware, Andrew Zuckerman is an award-winning photographer and filmmaker, … Read More Inspiration is for amateurs
July 29, 2011 – what were you doing? You can find out what over 400 archaeologists around the world were doing, and answer some of those burning questions: 1. What do archaeologists REALLY do? (My nieces think I “dig for worms and rocks.”) 2. Do they carry whips and guns, and wear funny hats? 3. … Read More Day of Archaeology 2011