Category Archives: Life

Big Thinking

It’s been a while since I’ve passed along thoughts from Roy H. Williams, Wizard of Ads. In last week’s Monday Morning Memo he curated three quotes from big thinkers on topics we most often avoid. We avoid such thoughts because … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Life, Quotes | 8 Comments

Isaac Asimov on the Right-Brain Revolution

Isaac Asimov was a chemist by training, a scientist in general, and a novelist and science fiction writer. He coined the term ‘robotics’ in 1941. In 1988 he was interviewed by Bill Moyers, by which time he had written 391 books … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Life, Video | 1 Comment

The Folding Concrete Block

Simple. Stunning. Genius. Dror Benshetrit is an Israeli designer who has likely revolutionized architecture, home furnishing, art, and even humanitarianism with a single innovation. He calls it the QuaDror. It was featured in today’s SpringWise Newsletter of startup business ideas and … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Entrepreneurship, Life, Marketing, Video | Leave a comment

Punctuation matters more than you think.

Examples courtesy of the Wizard of Ads: Dear John: I want a man who knows what love is all about.  You are generous, kind, thoughtful.  People who are not like you admit to being useless and inferior.  You have ruined … Continue reading

Posted in Language, Life, Marketing, Media | 1 Comment

A Tip to Make More Money: Treat and Pay Employees Well

For people like Kip Tindell, this philosophy is a no-brainer. Kip is the founder and CEO of The Container Store, one of the largest and most recognizable retail brands in the United States. He was recently recognized by the National … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Entrepreneurship, Life, Marketing, Media, Quotes, Video | 2 Comments

Brian Balfour on Workaholism

See the original post here, as featured in today’s Startup Digest reading list: Workaholics While some have their head in a book, others just have their head down.  It is easy to think that the more hours you put in … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Entrepreneurship, Life | Leave a comment

Groupon: Building Trust with Overt Honesty

Rarely do we enjoy such a high-profile example of accountability and honesty. Groupon founder and CEO Andrew Mason knows that trust is too valuable an asset to lose, and he’s made a wonderfully poignant effort to keep it:

Posted in Business, Entrepreneurship, Life, Marketing, Video | Leave a comment