When asked, “How long will this Third Place thing last?” – My answer is simple, “The very moment we no longer have a need to consume beverages or have human contact – the need for Third Places will be over.” This is not a trend, this is a necessary fabric that must exist in [...]
I’m crazy blessed to serve on a team of amazing designers, architects, and simply creative people at LIVE Design Group. We get to do a lot of cool projects, but I really can’t find the right words to share when I think about communicating the enormous fun it has been to help with NWHCM & [...]
August 26, 2010 Comments Off
Third Places have always been a way of life. Decades ago, the suburban sprawl put too many inside their garages before they could say hello to their neighbor. Today, even as we get more tech savvy, that has not, nor will it ever replace human contact and the authentic engaging of all five senses.
I recently [...]
Below is a an excerpt from a recent CNN article: this article is yet another reason why Churches Need Bars & Bartenders……
As part of his research for the book,“Everything but the Coffee”, Professor Bryant Simon of Temple University visited hundreds of Starbucks coffee houses, presumably drinking a lot of coffee but also watching his fellow [...]
On September 9th, 2009 – leaders from across the country were asked to submit videos of 9 minutes or less – focusing on leadership lessons they would like to share. I’m thankful to the team at The Leadership Network for allowing me the opportunity to pour out my heart and pour into the lives [...]