Hi 👋🏼 I’m Clay, thanks for stopping by. A little bit about me: I’m a training consultant and coach, as well as an indieblogger and podcaster. I love learning and thinking about things. I guess I’m a bit of a philosopher too. Read More

Clay Lowe

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One of these seconds

I often wonder about nothing; Sometimes I wonder about something, but mostly i just wonder about Hell and my place in it or on it if Hell is Earth and other people Worlds within worlds within worlds. Worlds come and go. Four births happen each second of every day and nearly two people die each…

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Video
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And nothing even blew up!

https://youtu.be/6hradnkP5bk America’s digital goddess has been around since the beginning of the personal computer revolution. Her she is in 1990s explaining what a computer is. I know, hard to imagine a time without a computer! By the way America’s digital goddess aka Kim Kamando is still at. She host a radio show about tech. She…

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Prose Poem
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My postmodern sex goddess

Giving Aphrodite a run for her rubies would have been easy for you, you are, after all, a postmodern sex goddess. I tried to penetrate the day, but the hours skipped ahead somehow removed from where we sat watching reruns of the Real World. I thought about Puck. Where did he go after the show?…

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It’s the Puritan in us

“The most important thing in life is not happiness but meaning.” — John M. Hull, Notes on Blindness 1 Fun. I like the word fun. Who’s having fun today? Are you having fun today? Do you have enough fun in your life or could you use a little more? I could use a little more…just…

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Blog
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My Shadow poked me in the eye and snickered

1 The route to Hell is a well-lived life. I dreamt I was throwing a fish fry. As I prepped for the fish fry, there was a shadowy female presence helping me out. A Shadow in a dream can represent something unknown or unseen about yourself, a sort of a personal blind spot. Carl Jung…

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Blog
Clay

What goes on must go on

1 I’ve been in a kind of holding pattern over the last several days as I process all the words I’ve been reading about content curation and blogging and the state of blogging in general. I’m gearing up of course for another crack at this blogging thing as a central point of contact on the…

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Pop Culture
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The Joker doing his joker thing and causing deep unease

Looks like the new Joker movie has opened to some controversy: But “Joker” is also causing deep unease. Some people, including a few rank-and-file employees on the Warner Bros. lot, worry that the violent, hyper-realistic movie is potentially dangerous — that rather than critiquing the societal failings that have given rise to America’s mass-shooter crisis,…

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Leadership
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What do you care about?

I’m prepping for an upcoming leadership symposium at Wright Hassall that I’m co-facilitating with the brilliant Andy Chandler. Rummaging through Steve Radcliffe’s book Leadership: Plain and Simple, I stumbled upon these two questions that Radcliffe says are essential to leadership: What do you care about? and What do you want to lead for? During my…

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News
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Inattentional Blindness

I have to confess, I struggled with this one. Amber Guyger was justified in shooting black man, Dallas ex-police chief says. I’d have to say this ex-police dude is totally wrong. A woman, a police woman, wasn’t paying attention to what she was doing, walks into an apartment she thought was her own, shoots and…

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Tech
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Geeked out

In addition to taking Ruth and her Mum to Heathrow airport, I geeked out a bit.  I figured if I’m going to get back into the blogging game and re-define for myself through it, then I best clean-up the back end a bit. Basically backing up my site, which I did through Jetpack. I went…

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General
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Standing out is no longer optional

“The danger of overstimulation and external voices will erode one’s core and necessitate the natural desire to compare and copy, which leads to living life from an “outside-in” point of view. I believe your lifestyle can never reproduce the joy and satisfaction that is associated with the opposite.” Dr. Flo Falayi dropped this on Forbes…

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Environment
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No Planet B

I dig this photo a lot. It was posted on Instagram by a cat named @surfrider which is a ‘gram feed “dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world’s ocean, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network.” Check ’em out.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Surfrider Foundation…

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Music
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How did I almost miss #OneHitWonderDay

I could have gone on for a while digging through the one hit wonders of my listening journey, but I’ve limited myself to these 15 One Hit Wonders!  #OneHitWonderDay What’s your favourite one hit wonders? C

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diary pages
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Do you miss the stars like I do?

I want to go somewhere where I can see a billion stars in the sky at night. I was taking the trash out in the wee hours of the morning and noticed the stars. We don’t get to see them often in the UK because it always seems to be cloudy or partly cloudy (slight…

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