This is not the area I work in, but understanding how what we think of as "service" and encounter every day, really informs how I view the way I want our services to be provided. https://vimeo.com/146056861
Zilinskas, who surfs occasionally with his family, says he’s regularly accosted at trade shows by people saying, “You screwed the industry and brought prices down!” He has a ready response: “I tell them, ‘How many of the hundreds of thousands of people who bought our board have moved on to higher-end product?’ Ask any surfer... Continue Reading →
A project to use Java to execute Sol LeWitt's instructions in the browser. Solving Sol.
With the end of 30 Rock today there's a lot of words being spilled online about what Liz Lemon meant for women or what Tina Fey's female-lead show means for women in show business, etc. Maybe some of it is true, I think that's something we'll only know in hindsight. I do really admire Tina... Continue Reading →
The recipe for success overlaps from one profession to the other. It’s hard work and determination and focus. That’s true no matter the profession. via Rookie » Embrace Your Ignorance: An Interview With Neil deGrasse Tyson. I want people to really recognize this. When I work with clients who are in creative fields and who... Continue Reading →
I love Ask a Manager. It's a great website and Alison Green gives really solid advice about the working world. It's also, frankly, a little WTF?! I cannot believe some of the things people actually ask, like the one today. In this case, that person's job might be saved by having asked the website and... Continue Reading →
37signals builds great products sure but how they operate and how they think about how they are operating is actually more important. These are key questions for any entrepreneur but I'd put it this way: it's the latter three ingredients that will bring you to the first (not always, it's possible to make great products... Continue Reading →
There's a lot that I admire about how Louis CK has been operating lately - his independent release of his latest comedy show and his upcoming independently produced and ticketed tour. But even more than that I love that he's been so transparent about how he's done these things and the results he's had. I... Continue Reading →
This is a great overview of what I do at my regular job. I absolutely love product management because you get your hands in a bunch of different things and get to make a lot of decisions and talk to a lot of different people. I think he nails this part: The product manager forms... Continue Reading →
This is exactly why I started BrightLight, because I wanted a place to play with ideas and succeed or fail entirely on my own decisions. It's work, sure, but it's fun work. And this made me happier than doing nothing. This isn't work, it's play. It's my place to try my ideas. via Why you... Continue Reading →
#14: Why must you tell THIS story? What’s the belief burning within you that your story feeds off of? That’s the heart of it.via The Pixar Touch - history of Pixar - Blog - Pixar story rules one version.