Hi, I’m Scott. I’m a growth hacker. I write about big ideas in business, culture, design, and tech. I work with executives, startups, and entrepreneurs on telling their stories. Let’s grow together.

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  • bench
    Design
    March 21, 2019
    The divide
    Is it still possible to build a company that is capable of creating long-term value? The startup culture seems to be focused on quick money, faster profits, and selling out when the time is right. And then you move on to the next project. Maybe this...
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  • painting
    Culture
    March 20, 2019
    Tolerating uncertainty
    How much uncertainty can you tolerate? Can you accept not being aware of what's next? The more comfortable you become with working through tough problems then the more you learn to accept that it's ok to not know where you may end up.  Perhaps not all...
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  • Business
    March 19, 2019
    Staying grounded
    Need to make a change? Break the pattern. Alter the routine. A subtle change in tone or attitude can have a large impact. Rather than working to change a person, maybe you look at changing their environment instead. Many people don’t respond well to being...
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  • glass building
    Technology
    March 18, 2019
    Decisions
    Change is happening all the time.  Moment to moment and day to day the scenes around us are moving.  Keeping pace with it can either bring you to the next level or drive you into the ground. Knowing what you want and where you want to...
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  • modern architecture
    Design
    March 17, 2019
    Day to day realities
    Several things are apparent to business owners:  serving your customers, making money, covering your costs, and finding the next customer. You could probably also include:  having a vision, developing a plan, executing, and following through. Where do new ideas, design, and innovation fit in? The first thing...
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  • handshake
    Culture
    March 16, 2019
    The right people
    Having the right people in the room won't make your meeting a success. You need them to show up, be present, and commit to taking action.
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  • lights
    Business
    March 15, 2019
    The forces at work
    Not all organizations need to be disrupted. Nor do they immediately need new products or services to stay competitive. If you are thinking that some kind of change needs to take place, start with taking a look at the big picture. For now, forget about...
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  • narrative
    Technology
    March 14, 2019
    Your narrative
    Who are you working for every day? Yourself? A cause? A company? Technology? A process? It’s important to understand who’s in control of what you think and do on a daily basis. Are you in charge? You should be.
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