Category Archive: Agency

Productivity and Serendipity

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Kinds of Work Time I have been having a dialogue with Dorian Taylor. He suggested that manager time – where you take meetings by the hour – can eat into maker time for those who need long sessions of focus time. It has really got me thinking about the different kinds of activities and the …

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Peer-Working

Do you work alone a lot? Do you work better when there is a social connection to someone else in the mix of what you do? Do you have that common bad habit of procrastinating? I might have a solution that is super simple and fun for you. It is fun for me! But you …

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Play to Your Pace

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I am working on some new offerings for 2013. The series will be called Play Your Way to (followed by whatever that month is helping you to achieve). The series will include things like Play Your Way to a Collaborative Writing Project, or Play Your Way to New Habits, or Play Your Way to Crowdfunding. …

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Who is Happy?

Are you happy? Am I? Do I want to be? What does that even mean? So much is being said and done around happiness these days. I want to share with you a few talks which really helped me clarify why the idea of happiness and the pursuit of it make me anxious. and decide …

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Creative Resourcing

Can you move your resources around to fit your needs? It cost me time and energy to start The Agency. I already had the computer, the domain, knowledge about how to build a website. I learned how to integrate the software systems and use the mailing service. I had ten years of experience and skill …

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Epic Win!

“What is all this talk about an epic win? Sounds great. What do you mean?” Games are designed, often, to get you to the epic win! You defeat the monster at the end of the course. You built skills along the way and then proved you could use them against something big and atrocious. When …

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Key Challenges

We offer The Agency as the solution to four key challenges faced by agents of the transition. There is a gap in financial services to support those building the new economy and the transition to it. We can solve around this together. The strain of creating something new and struggle to access resources can drain …

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Beginning

Thank you for exploring The Agency. Ready to play for an epic win? We play boldly.  We value pragmatism. We feel inspired. Come on in, let’s play. The Agency at Thrivable offers a catalyzing engine for people and projects creating the frameworks for the emerging transition. We recognize that shift is happening. We connect bridge …

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