February 10, 2016
This insightful discussion touched on themes of teamwork, personality, community, street art, the future of U.S. energy, the electoral process, viruses, and more. Thank you to everyone who spent time digging deeper into these educational pursuits and sharing your knowledge with the group!
Please find listed below some resources referenced in our discussion.
The MIT studies referenced by Mallory, explaining what characteristics made different teams more effective and intelligent.
An article by Esko Kilpi discussing the ways that intelligence is built through communication and community.
The Harvard Business Review article exploring the necessity of considering more than what people DO but how they THINK.
Adam’s breakfast recipe
Adam’s delicious Senegalese Breakfast Pilaf recipe can be found HERE.
Note: He subbed Teff for Fonio & used vegetable stock
How presidential elections work
Here’s a quick video that recaps what Peter explained so well!
For further info on the Electoral College process, HERE is a great video.
…energy in U.S., future of sustainable energy, importing energy from other countries.
…a weekly grab bag of local, sustainably-produced foods. More info HERE.
Zika Virus has entered CLE
…Read more HERE
Updates from the lives of the Intelligensia:
1. Happy Birthday Margaret! ❤ (February 13th)
Ryan Dewey’s (Rachel’s Husband) incredible art installation at SPACES until March 25th.
“Their experience culminates in the quieting hollows of a salt chamber reconstructed from salt slabs mined for this installation.” More info HERE.
3. Phillip and Jackie Wachter’s company, FOUNT Leather Goods, was featured in a wonderful Better Homes and Gardens article!
“We live in a time where people have gotten so used to disposable fashion and goods, folks generally don’t expect their purchases to last more than a few seasons. However, we have realized that if we make intentional purchases that are quality and ethically made, we can cut down on the waste that we produce and have pieces that we truly enjoy for years to come. This lifestyle is the essence of Fount.” — Read the whole interview HERE
4. Six Shooter Coffee Grand Opening: MARCH 4th!
Join Peter Brown in celebrating the long awaited grand opening for his Coffee Shop and Roastery in Waterloo Arts District! Event info HERE.