Posts by piercemr

Episode 007: Kate Matsudaira, Entrepreneur, Technologist, and Parent

Episode 007: Kate Matsudaira, Entrepreneur, Technologist, and Parent

This is Kate’s backstory…. One of the benefits going out to multiple conferences each year is the privileged of hearing some amazing...

Episode 006: Brent Schlenker, Chief Learning Officer

Episode 006: Brent Schlenker, Chief Learning Officer

  This is Brent’s backstory… If you’re not in the learning or training industry, you may have never heard of...

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Episode 005: Peter Angus Medlock, Creative Director, Video Producer

This is Peter’s backstory… Peter is not your average guy. How many people can say they have been a chef...

Episode 004: Jim Tamm, Lawyer, Judge, and Educator

Episode 004: Jim Tamm, Lawyer, Judge, and Educator

Jim Tamm I had never heard of Jim Tamm prior to this summer. I hadn’t particularly thought about collaboration, and...

Episode 003: Julie Olson – Children’s book author & illustrator

Episode 003: Julie Olson – Children’s book author & illustrator

When I was kicking around the idea for the Backstory Project, I made a list of people I wanted to...

Episode 002: Megan Torrance

Megan Torrance is a whirlwind of energy, she not only manifests it, she is feeds off it. Some how she is...

Renaldo Lawrence

Episode 001: Renaldo Lawrence

  I met Renaldo on a September day near London at the school where he works. Having had only a...

Baader Meinhof Phenomenon

Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon and Micro Stories

You’ve probably had the experience when you buy something, you tend to notice it more often. Like cars, you’ll notice...

Night Desert Sky, Long exposure

Inertia and Gravity

So one of the benefits of having set up this blog is that it’s not only for the podcasts (yes,...

Episode 0: Getting Started & What’s This about

Alright, it’s time to put something out there. I know what you’re thinking – who creates an episode 0? Well...