“Ideas that do not risk offense, aren’t.”
And yes, your business is an idea. Your product is an idea. The conversation you’re trying to have with your market is also an idea.
Hey, I didn’t say any of this stuff was easy…
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Hugh MacLeod is a genius. Genius.
His work acknowledges the absurdity of workaday life, while also encouraging employees to respond with passion, creativity, and non-conformity... MacLeod’s work is undeniably an improvement over the office schlock of yore. At its best, it’s more honest, and more cognizant of the entrepreneurial psyche, while still retaining some idealism.
Last year my State of the College address was 76 slides loaded with data. This year it was 14 cartoons that were substantially more memorable.
"There are only two daily newsletters that I look forward to opening and reading every time they show up to my inbox: Seth Godin's and gapingvoid."
In moments of indecision I glance at the wall [to Hugh's work] for guidance.