Is it possible to have an economy operate like an ecological system? In this approach, balance is paramount and everyone profits, including employees, customers, suppliers, and the sources of the raw materials. I believe that we are moving in this general direction given the rise of design as a way of thinking about business. Although we may not ever arrive … Read More
I recently finished watching Alex Gibney’s 2015 film Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine. The tagline for the movie is “Bold. Brilliant. Brutal.” The movie was informative and I learned one key piece of information about Jobs: he was relentless. Whether creating, selling, or handling professional and personal relationships, Jobs possessed an intensity that drove him to never stop pushing the … Read More
Why does everything start to look and sound the same after a period of time? At these moments, I stand up, take a look around, and assess the situation. I very often find that this is the point at which I need to make a change. Having the courage to stand up is often the toughest step.