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On being treated like an adult

It’s great to dream like a kid, but no fun to be treated like one. It bristles because we feel that, even if the person involved has best intentions, we’ve outgrown being treated like a child. 126 more words


Using Video well

The web was built on words.

And words, of course, are available to anyone who can type. They’re cheap, easy to edit and incredibly powerful when used well. 196 more words


The short run and the long run

It’s about scale. Pick a long enough one (or a short enough one) and you can see the edges.

In the short run, there’s never enough time. 249 more words


Our bias for paid marketing

A few rhetorical questions:

Is a physical therapist with a professional logo better than one with a handmade sign?

Are you more likely to stay at a hotel that you’ve heard of as opposed to an unknown one, even if ‘heard of’ refers to the fact that they’ve run ads? 167 more words


I am the Rock

Last week I returned to Sydney with Mark and we visited the significant sites of my youth: schools, homes, beaches and even sports grounds. Places that I romantically associate with a time of security and stability. 257 more words

Letting Go

More than ten is too many

Human beings suffer from scope insensitivity.

Time and again, we’re unable to put more urgency or more value on choices that have more impact. We don’t donate ten times as much to a charity that’s serving 10 times (or even 100 times) more people. 129 more words


There is more than one solution to your problem (and your problem is real)

Challenge one: Believing that the solution you’ve got (the person you want to hire, the strategy you want to implement, the decision you want to make) is the one and only way to make the problem go away or take advantage of the opportunity. 131 more words