Conspicuous Tweeting

Does anyone remember Thorstein Veblen? Not personally, mind you, since he died a few months before the Market Crash in […]

Marissa Mayer and the Female Executive Persona

“We are, all of us, witnesses to our lives.”  – Sandra Scofield, Intro to “As a Farm Woman Thinks” There is […]

All Work and No Play

We Americans love to work, don’t we? It’s so deeply embedded in our psyche that we throw sideway glances toward […]

The Email Defense

SAC Capital Advisors is one of the largest and most influential hedge funds in the world. It is also in […]

Napoleon’s Battle Plan

I guess my knowledge of 19th century French history was a little thinner than I had once thought. Not that […]

Good Design

“I don’t care what anything was designed to do. I care about what it can do.”   (Gene Kranz, as […]

What’s Your Problem?

In my prior blog “The Clarity of Sweep” I wrote about pursuing work that feels real, valuable and pure vs. pursuing […]

A Humble Leader

“Belief is essential, and it grows out of a communal experience.” Charles Duhigg, “The Power of Habit” What ostensibly passes […]

Listen Deep

I remember as a young child listening to my brother’s music albums over and over again. My brother was the […]

The Clarity of Sweep

It’s perfect, each time the large utility broom pushes against my garage floor. The winter dirt and dead leaves and […]