7 Ways to Optimize Your Mindcamp Experience

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by Emily Nichols You’ve registered and paid, made your travel arrangements, and blocked off your calendar for 5 days. Coming to Mindcamp is no small commitment, but it will be over in a flash. Here are some ways to elevate your experience and optimize your precious time: 1. Be Fully Present Make the emails stop! Let your friends, family, clients …

We Made an Infomercial!

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A friend offered some free time in a professional video setup, so two of the Fairies made a 5 minute infomercial! You’ll hear about the app, about what to bring to Mindcamp, and you’ll see a demonstration of our cool new conference bag.

The Mindcamp App: It’s Alive!

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The new Mindcamp App has launched! Click here to get the app from iTunes or Google Play. If you’re coming to Mindcamp, download it on your smart device now and start playing around. This will be your program-in-your-pocket, plus a whole lot more… as with the previous app, you’ll be able to flip through the session schedule, find program descriptions …

Choose Your Mind U

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All registered participants should have, in the last few days, received an invitation to send in some extra information, including Mind U selection, diet, allergies, and roommate preferences, among other things. This is important! Mind U’s are the only sessions we ask you to pre-register for, and each of them has a maximum number of participants. At least one of …

Free Stuff and the Environment

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Most conferences provide at least some “swag” — free stuff you get as a memento of the conference, but which often ends up as landfill. That concerns us. So this year, rather than offering everyone a cheap bag for free, we’re offering you the chance to purchase a really nice one. Thus if you don’t need or want another bag, …

The only thing your comfort zone produces is comfort. Everything else comes at your edge.

Where the Magic Happens

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In 2003 Kristen Peterson, John Sedgwick, and I thought it would be fun to invite some colleagues to a weekend retreat. We asked a group of people who specialized in creative problem solving and innovation if they would be interested in sharing their experiences and expertise with one another. Our mission was pretty simple: to expand our collective capacity to …