Ideas are always free. What we do with them is seldom without cost.
Reflections from the road.
Be cautious with the advice you seek. Be more cautious with the advice you offer.
An unexpected conversation with an Uber driver who was an Ethiopian immigrant got Ken Goldstein thinking about this question.
These songs are ours to enjoy, but they don’t belong to us. They don’t even belong to Paul or The Beatles. They belong to the world.
Who hasn’t compared themselves to others and come up short?
It’s the small things at work that can change everything, even if only for a moment.
Turbulence in business is the norm, not the exception.
Pay close attention and you can predict the outcome.
Cash cows, gadflies, creative destruction, and eating your own dog food.
Creative destruction is increasingly real and accelerating faster than ever. A new company comes, an old company goes. Brands emerge and evaporate before our eyes. Look forward with alacrity or don’t bother looking up from abandonment.
Stop beginning any spoken sentence with Candidly, Honestly, Quite Frankly, Truthfully, or To Tell You The Truth.
Try something instead that hasn’t worked (but you think it might). If it starts to work, stay humble. Stay inquisitive.
Let’s talk about unintended consequences of a company that grows faster than its vision.
We are transforming our interactions into Trump World. It’s a step closer to anarchy.
Our president is not a victim. His relationship with the media is his own making.