I'm working on the final details of Project Undercurrent's first community project which will be landing on this blog soon. In the meantime, I present to you the lyrics to Architects by Rise Against. The message is clear: we need to become the masters of our fate.
Here's a taste. Click through for some inspiring writing. Do you still believe in all the things that you stood by before?
Are you out there on the front lines, or at home keeping score?
Do you care to be the layer of the bricks that seal your fate?
Would you rather be the architect of what we might create?
This is a little backstory about the article I wrote that was the launching point for Project Undercurrent. Right before I published that article, I had many second thoughts. But I had to do it. I felt compelled to say what I have been feeling for so long.
It turns out other people felt the same way I did. What started out as an article I wrote initially just for me embodied what a lot of other people have been feeling as well. We feel marginalized and not represented. We feel like people are making decisions (and have been for a long time) that don't stand for and what we want and need.
Like I said before, somehow this little article turned into a cause as I wrote it.
This article originally started out as a short blog entry where I was going to simply vent about leadership because I have been reading some absolutely great things on the topic lately, but not seeing much of it in action. My mind was churning while writing and it turned into something much larger. Since the beginning of the year I've been reaching out to many others in the industry to get their take. There are many parallel conversations going on. Thoughts that have been bouncing around in my head came together into one coherent article after having those conversations. It's funny how that happens sometimes. Read More
Bubbles are starting to form, and the water is beginning to boil. I see it happening all over the internet. Architects are not happy with where the profession is, and they are certainly not happy with where it seems to be going. Read More