I learn as much from kids as I do anyone. Their ability to simplify complex issues, ideas and problems is astounding to me. Too often as adults, or at least this one (me), we tend to overcomplicate matters. Here’s an example. I was driving with my kids in the car last week. My seven-year old told… Read more The Cycle of Importance
Last week I went to New York City for 99U Conference. While there, I had the opportunity to attend a private art show and book release for Makoto Fujimura. His new work, Silence and Beauty, was on display at the famed Waterfall Mansion located in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The carriage-house turned residence, turned art… Read more An Evening with Makoto Fujimura
Last week I turned 38. A friend said I should write one of those “things I’ve learned in how old you are lists”. So here goes… (disclaimer: I’m not proclaiming any major wisdom here, just a quick reflection) In no particular order: Relationships are living and have to be nourished. Good taste can be developed.… Read more ThirtyEight
A few weeks ago I read this great article about how Nike lost Stephen Curry to Under Armor. The one observation that stood out to me more than anything was that an athlete’s association with their shoe brand long outlives the athlete’s association with their team. Case in point, kids today know Michael Jordan because of… Read more It’s Got to Be the Shoes
Is there a growing need for tools that allow users to create content in one place but publish anywhere? Food for thought.