Designing Ourselves Out of the Box
by Chief Alchemist a.k.a Wiley Chin - November 15, 2007 Posted: 3:51:02 PM EDT

Once in a while, someone comes along and makes you see your life and the world around you differently.

Have you asked this question, what is your role in our world that’s rapidly spinning out of control with mass consumerism and uncontrolled environmental degradation?

Now, the problem has always been out there for us, as you are bound to say, “It’s not me, it’s them”, or “What can I do, I am one against the system”.

Here’s someone who came out with an answer. He asked the hard questions and he answered them with conviction and moral integrity.

Click on the link below to view McDonough at TED if the video above doesn't play.

1.     McDonough’s Bio

2.     Corporate Website (Simple, Elegant & Usable)


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Living in a box
by Chief Alchemist a.k.a Wiley Chin - November 13, 2007 Posted: 3:04:40 PM EDT

Leadership and Self-Deception
Leadership and Self Deception: Getting Out of the Box

I've read many books on leadership and I must say this one stands out for its simplicity. It has a single powerful idea and it is told like a story.

If you have struggled with and found yourself battle-weary and disillusioned with family life and work life challenges, pick up this book and read it end to end. 

Read an extended excerpt here:

Do yourself your family and your people a favor, read it. It will change you... 

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Dear Parents...
by Chief Alchemist a.k.a Wiley Chin - November 9, 2007 Posted: 4:35:31 PM EDT

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What separates us from the apes?
by Chief Alchemist a.k.a Wiley Chin - November 3, 2007 Posted: 12:53:35 AM EDT

NOTE: I realised this plugin doesn't work very well with IE. Follow this link to the source if you can't view the embedded video : )

Traveling from Ecuador to Africa, Jane Goodall takes the audience on an ecological journey, discussing highlights and low points of her experiences in the jungle. She shows how progress is helping research (DNA analysis) and hurting the environment (clear-cutting). And she draws a dozen parallels between primate and human behavior, making the point that we really aren't all that different. Our big advantage, she says, is the ability to communicate with sophisticated spoken language -- yet, sadly, we are abusing this power and destroying the planet. She urges the TED audience to behave differently, and use their higher powers to correct the planet's course.

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