Month: December 2012

2012

Sometimes I wonder if I were dropped somewhere deep into our history’s past if I would survive. Being tough today means something completely different than it did 1,000 years ago. Today it means being prepared for tomorrow, for what’s to come. It is amazing to think of all the struggles our ancestors had to overcome

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Critics

Critics no longer matter. People no longer need to look to professionals to tell them where they need to eat or what movie to see. We all just flock to the things we love and spread what we love. Negative critics popup, but loyal followers will always drown out those few. It just no longer

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Fear driven business decisions

They are generally, if not always, a really bad idea. Right now physical retailers are rightfully shaking in their boots as they continue to lose money and attention to e-commerce businesses. Amazon gets the most attention since they are so agressive with their customer offerings, things like same day shipping. Physical retailers are trying to

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The secret radio

A British soldier in WWII hid and kept secret a tiny radio while he was a Prisoner of War in Poland. He managed to keep it so well hidden that he was able to retrieve it 62 years later. (Fast forward to 21:02) It is funny how we think of history in such broad strokes.

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The problem with design

The problem with design is that it keeps the focus on the surface, what is projected outward. Things like personality and the image or tone you want to reflect. It doesn’t necessarily reflect the inner qualities of a business. What is lacking are things like integrity and quality of relationships. I am not saying personality

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