The Dip

I’m at that awkward point in a project when my brain is finding every reason to do something else. Pressfield calls it The Resistance. Seth Godin, The Dip. I... Read More

Step Off Or Walk Away

Mykl Roventine via Compfight   There is an unlimited amount of research and data one can gather when making a decision. The Internet is both the Best Tool Ever... Read More

Skills and Respect

I was watching a basketball game last week when the commentator mentioned that a certain player felt that the other team was “disrespecting” him by leaving him wide open... Read More

Radio On The TV

Brandon Warren via Compfight   Our collective idea of what video is and can be is too narrow. Exhibit A: Making Data Analytics Work from McKinsey and Company. The... Read More

The Media Universe Will Be Full Of Tiny Niches

Tambako The Jaguar via Compfight   In the 80’s, Bruce Springsteen wrote “57 Channels and Nothing On” With unlimited choice can we find what we are looking for? Perhaps... Read More

The Urge To Do Things

Chris Nygaard via Compfight The best thing about the rise of Pinterest is that it help people tart, and hopefully finish, projects.   It is easy to assume in... Read More

Our Desire For An Expert

Michael Porter via Compfight The passing of Roger Ebert has reminded me of our constant search for experts and advice. Ebert was probably the only film critic millions of... Read More


Sometimes you can move a group forward in a sudden giant rush, but that requires leverage, incentive, or brute force. Lacking leverage and incentives, the best you can hope... Read More

Turning Points and Turning Pro

sleepinyourhat via Compfight   I’ve become a big fan of Steven Pressfield of late. I read The War of Art about ten years late, and can’t endorse Turning Pro... Read More

Doing Over Thinking

hmboo via Compfight   I helped my 10-year old daughter finish her 4-H photography project today. She needed foam core cut to mound pictures on, so while she measured,... Read More

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