Community Building

Filed under [ Parenting, Relationship ]

I was going to follow up on yesterday’s blog on neurons and David reminded me that I need to get back to blogging on the process of the book writing not actually writing the book – that is Jeff’s job.

Thank you David!

I find I am spending most of my “free” time thinking of ways to reach out to as many people as I can to increase the visibility of the book.  The ultimate goal, of course, is to build a community of like-minded individuals who are as interested in promoting humanity’s next stage of emotional/spiritual development as I am.

DSC00931Aside from contacting every person in my life, rolling out the virtual rolodex, researching and finding natural allies on the net, like parents, scientists and psychologists, I am looking for some outrageous ways to provoke people.  As usual, because I am focused on this issue, the universe complies.  This time, I stumbled onto a PBS program featuring a dynamic, and incredibly popular blogger, Heather Armstrong.  Impressed and intrigued by her remarkable success, I went to her blog,  I now understand why she is so successful.  She writes about everything from parenting to politics.  She is smart, witty, hysterically funny, relevant and real.  I highly recommend checking out her blog.

My job: connect with Heather and inspire her to share this work with her community.

Another idea I came up with is producing a really funny, short video to put on youtube.  Today, I emailed Ballard, the videographer who filmed and edited the videos on my site, to see if we can come up with an idea for a funky video.

Do you have any ideas or suggestions?

  • Twitter
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Facebook


Please subscribe to the RSS 2.0 so you can follow comments. We encourage your feedback!

One Comment on “Community Building”

  • 8 June, 2010,

    As far as suggestions go … well, there just aren’t enough funny YouTube puppet shows that are solidly grounded in science, psychology and spirituality.

    But seriously, you’re doing the right things. Much as I love good writing, getting a book out is (usually) no longer enough to make sure great ideas get heard. Too many things compete for attention. I’ll look forward to seeing what Ballard comes up with … because one thing I know for sure is that having some skills with video doesn’t compete with having professional skills and experience.

Leave a Comment


You need to log in to vote

The blog owner requires users to be logged in to be able to vote for this post.

Alternatively, if you do not have an account yet you can create one here.

Powered by Vote It Up