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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  • fog
    Business
    April 20, 2019
    Good questions
    You can drown in information. Without a way to define what you are seeing it may be difficult to find what you need. When the right questions are asked then answers will emerge. Instead of looking for quick answers, take the time to develop good questions.
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  • pattern
    Technology
    April 19, 2019
    Future simple
    As fast as the present seems to move, the future appears to be moving quicker. Although movement can feel like progress, being still can bring a sense of calm. Maybe the future isn't in being busy, but rather in simplicity.
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  • blue painting
    Design
    April 18, 2019
    Breaking through
    It’s comfortable to make marginal changes to things that you know well. Profits will likely remain steady over time, you know the business, and the level of risk can be effectively managed. Making an exponential leap requires not only a leap of faith and...
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  • stained glass
    Culture
    April 17, 2019
    Instagram moments
    Are you serving the needs of a client or creating a moment that can be shared on Instagram? This is the question that architects and designers now face. It's certainly possible to do both. Driving social media traffic and getting clicks shouldn't drive your work.  It's a...
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  • blue water
    Business
    April 16, 2019
    Becoming
    It's difficult to make something last.  With a context that is always changing, people and organizations need to learn to change to survive.  A person that starts a journey is often not the same person that finishes it. The process of becoming is ongoing and...
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  • gears
    Technology
    April 16, 2019
    Momentum
    Building momentum starts with taking one step, then another, and then another. In time, these steps will become a habit and a part of who you are. The tough thing about developing a new routine is that you typically have to make time for it...
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  • blue sky clouds
    Design
    April 14, 2019
    Who you are serving
    It’s easy for people to impress their thoughts on to others and imagine what people need to survive. Driven by profit, one can see the potential for almost any kind of product. Static methods of research and analysis are not effective in communicating the...
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  • person jumping
    Culture
    April 13, 2019
    On being agile
    Being agile starts with simply having an exploratory mindset. If you are curious about the world, how and why things happen, and what you can do to affect change, then dealing with new conditions should not be a surprise. Handling adversity is easier when your...
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