Lately, I’ve been having an increasing number of conversations with individuals who are currently in a non-traditional career. Of the people I’ve spoken to, both those with typical corporate gigs, startup founders and gig workers, they have a single thing in common – none are… Read More »Day Jobs Are So 20th Century.
Ah, failure. Are there still people out there who feel that it is a bad thing? I know of very few cases where, barring a life and death struggle, failure does not produce a positive effect. Failure does teach, and it teaches a great lesson.… Read More »Banish Failure! Did You Win Or Did You Learn?
The New Should Be Better Than The Old There have been studies which indicate that there is a major difference between young minds and older minds – apparently, we are born curious, with wide open minds. We are genetically and chemically designed to be open… Read More »Seeking Out the New
ch-ch-ch-ch-ch-changes Plenty of companies, like Kodak, Nokia, and Blackberry (previously known as Research in Motion or RIM) weren’t able to change fast enough when disruption came to their markets. In Kodak’s case, the disruption even came from within. Apparently, it was a Kodak engineer who… Read More »Do You Fail To Change When You Need To?
Are You Still Taking The Weekend Off? Lunch is for wimps – Gordon Gekko, Wall Street Ah, the good old days, when we all used to work for big companies, sometimes for life. We’d get up early on Monday morning, make coffee, make breakfast, shower,… Read More »Weekends Are For Wimps