It’s a little nerdy, I know, but for the longest time I wanted to have a personal mantra. My heroes… Read more Is it a Tagline or a Through Line?
Yvonne Chouinard is a genius. When, many years from now, the annals of 20th and 21st century marketing are written,… Read more EPOD: A Long Post About What
We haven’t gotten away together for a long time. Not the two of us any way. And this seemed like… Read more And now, this
I work in an industry in love with the means. That is to say, advertising, in general, is all about… Read more Do you love the means or the end?
Adam is one of my closest friends. We don’t live near one another – he’s on the West Coast, I’m… Read more Reframing the Question
The last couple of days, I’ve been writing about work. I’ve written about how sprints help me do my best… Read more The Rituals of Work
Yesterday, I wrote about my preference to work in sprints – short bursts of intense work broken up by physical… Read more Zen and the Art of Grunt Work
I would never make it in a factory. Or in retail. Or in any career where my value is measured… Read more The Benefits of Sprints
In his fascinating look at humiliation in the Social Age, So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, Jon Ronson explores the split… Read more The Lies We Tell Ourselves
I have a strange relationship to time. I hate being late to anything, but I see no need in conforming… Read more The Trouble With Time