August 31, 2017
Ever sometimes wish that you could just live behind a gate with an alarm on it? Well ...
"You can't live behind a gate with an alarm on it, because you need to connect with people."
So said Kevin Bacon to Esquire magazine in a 2014 interview. And Kevin Bacon knows someth...
July 30, 2017
One of the small ironies of the current age of our self-occupied selfie-ing selves is that we all have the ability, now, to selflessly and effortlessly give of ourselves as never before in history.
Of course, we mostly give each other pictu...
June 17, 2017
One hot and muggy June day, two friends played in the sun.
“It is awfully hot and muggy,” the turtle said to his young rabbit friend. “Come build a snow castle with me and we can be cooler.”
“But I can’t build a snow castle,” the little rabbit said. “I’ve never built any...
May 26, 2017
Mark Zuckerberg launched FaceBook from his college dorm room in 2004. It is one of the quintessential visionary moves of this century.
Yesterday, he returned to deliver this year's Harvard commencement speech, and he gave some really good, visionary-type, advice:...
May 12, 2017
Tom Petty played in Tampa this weekend.
A sold-out arena. A jumbled mass of people outside the security metal detectors. A bunch of confused faces.
Some fool shouts: "Is this the line for the mani-pedis?"
Get it? Petty ... pedi ... wrong line ...
Yeah, it didn't bowl anyon...
April 22, 2017
Happy Earth Day!
Today is a day to be outside (as soon as I finish writing). To look at the trees. To feel the wind. To hear the birds. To smell the flowers. To imagine tomorrow.
Today is a day protect. To think deeply about one of Cymplify's seven core values (if you'r...
March 16, 2017
We're a simple people at Cymplify. We like simple pleasures, simple plans, simple menus, simple explanations ... you get it.
We have a simple pursuit every day: to help people (including ourselves, of course) move from where we are to where we want to go and lead b...
February 20, 2017
Last Tuesday, Melissa Mulder, a Pennsylvania kindergarten teacher, took her class beyond the normal elementary schoolroom Valentine’s Day card swap.
She brought each student into the hall one by one and asked, “What is love?”
According to her, many of the students “...
January 18, 2017
New year. New site. New possibilities.
"You're only as young as the last time you changed your mind." — Timothy Leary
We're Taking The Leap Into 2017
Six Degrees of Connecting Better
Our Give and Take on Giving ... and Taking
The Snow Castle
Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard Commencement Speech