Thank Your Competitors

So, a competitor is about to launch a competing product? There is some upside in all of this. There’s plenty to be said for Peter Thiel’s case that establishing a natural monopoly (via innovation, not privilege or coercion) is best for […]

Sound: the New Design Skill

Music used to be reserved to concert halls, parties, church, or military marches. Music was special, eventful. You had to GO to the music. Even when radio and the phonograph made music available in private homes, music was still as stationary […]

End Meetings on Time

There is something life-changing about a Meeting Monday when meetings end on time. When you end meetings on time (or early), you can feel the relief in the room. People go back to their work with little surprised grins of […]