Changes Brought by Raising Money

When considering whether to raise venture capital, entrepreneurs go through the…


Framing is Everything

There is no such thing as an isolated fact or experience or data point. They…


Walled Gardens of the Infocalypse

A friend once called the plummeting cost of information "The Infocalypse". So…


Churning Them Out

I'm on the road with the family the next four days, driving from Oklahoma to…


When It's Sunny, It's Really Sunny

When it rains, it pours. It seems like those times when you really just need a…


Is it Dumb to Try to Stay Innovative?

I was talking to someone this morning about big companies like IBM, Oracle, GM,…


Creative vs. Consumptive Writing

Writing is too broad a term. There are two distinct activities that involve…


Create Your Own Meaning

Humans can't survive without meaning. But finding meaning is overrated.…


Counter-Scheduling for Better Quality Work Time

When people think about working a ton of hours, they tend to assume the benefit…