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Monday, February 20, 2006

A Heroes Welcome
"In 1492 --( Christopher) Columbus sailed the ocean blue" That grade school ditty and a few cracks on his later career is the extent of knowledge that many Columbus, Ohio residents have of our namesake. I open the "HeroTown" series with a link to additional information on this courageous, visionary ( and very flawed) super hero.

For his secret origins turn in the direction of good history books that paint a picture of a complex individual. Now it is time for the Columbus super heroes to share how they discovered their superpowers and describe an important guide, teacher, guru who acted as a mentor.
See you on the page

Friday, February 17, 2006

Heroes Journey 2.0
I have been talking with native heroes about their stories. I am excited to see
Passionate Users doing an interesting take on hero talk and superstories.


Creating Passionate Users: Where there's passion, there are stories

Thursday, February 16, 2006

Hero Towns
Columbus , Ohio is my current favorite Hero Town. Having kids lead me to a T.V. Hero Town that features the musical stylings of "They Might Be Giants"
Click on the review for more
TV Critic Reviews "Higglytown Heroes"

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

" we can be heroes..."
Monday February 20th is Hometown Hero kickoff --every day will feature a local (or adopted Columbus, Ohio Hero) Each page includes a secret origin, identity and personal powers.

Check out
http://www.pbs.org/opb/thenewheroes/ an interesting feature on innovation, globalization and heroic attitude.

Friday, February 10, 2006

Home Town Heroes
SuperVision is a site dedicated to the heroic effort it takes to make a living while making meaning. Worthwhile Magazine's tag line is "purpose, passion & profit" --that really nails my mission to the wall.

Prompted by a wise idea guy I am presenting a series of Columbus, Ohio "Hometown Heroes" their superpowers (we all have them) a exceptional person that is a mentor in the development of those talents.

All Heroes are from Columbus or claim it as home. I am excited to host heroes and learn more about our local heroes.

superhero: a fictional hero having extraordinary or superhuman powers; also:an exceptionally skillful or successful person "
(Merriam - Webster Dictionary)

UP UP and AWAYYYYYY