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i was looking for a cause

  Advice to employers: If you want to attract Millennials, don’t offer them a job, offer them a cause. Millennials aren’t worried about starving to death; they’re not worried about being killed in wars or...

healthUX – bring the outside in

Health Design Today: Bring the outside in written by: Sheila Babnis Today more than any time in the history of doing business, understanding what is happening in our industries and the eco-system is essential. Health is...

what is people get to know us?

  The funny thing about consultants is, they’re all scared of the exact same thing. They’re all scared of clients discovering that what they do, just doesn’t work all that well. ​ Sure, they’re all...

collaboration equals innovation

  Why does most innovation happen in cities? Because that’s where most collaboration between people gets done. Cities are collaboration engines. Lone geniuses, although a great romantic tradition, are mostly a myth. Even the most individualistic of...

seth godin- pick yourself

  “Pick Yourself” is one of my favorite blog posts from my friend, Seth Godin. “It’s a cultural instinct to wait to get picked. To seek out the permission and authority that comes from a publisher...

seth godin- freedom to care

  The words in this cartoon come from my friend, Seth Godin, and his crowd-funded book, “What To Do When It’s Your Turn”. Basically, the book is a meditation on doing stuff that matters, and as the...

seth godin- if you accept the pain

  [This is a cartoon I drew while reading Seth Godin’s “What To Do When It’s Your Turn”.] This was originally a line that came out my my first book, “Ignore Everybody”, but I thought...

seth godin -we need to do something meaningful

  [This is a cartoon I drew while reading Seth Godin’s “What To Do When It’s Your Turn”.] Watching NFL playoffs on the weekend (Go, Denver!), I was thinking about how little in control of...

seth godin- how to be successful

  [This is a cartoon I drew while reading Seth Godin’s “What To Do When It’s Your Turn”.] Woody Allen once said, “90% of success is just showing up”. It’s damn good advice. Have you...

creating a business

  Starting a business eventually becomes a product of your higher self. In other words, eventually your higher self gets involved. Otherwise your spirit starts to dry up and you just start hating your life....

the secret logic of optimism

  Pascal’s Wager is a famous argument using logic to prove one should have a belief in God. Here is my somewhat similar, not quite as scientific, argument in favor of optimism: You can either be...

silos collaborating

  It’s the ultimate CEO dream: to get the various divisions of the company actually working together. As opposed to, you know, trying to kill each other. The larger a company is, the more unlikely...

healthUX – the greatest teacher

  There are important questions we ask ourselves every day. What our purpose is. How we fit into the greater scheme of things. Are we doing enough? Are we growing? What are we sacrificing? Is...

doing what you love is the new wealth

  Something changed. It used to be, money was the only metric you needed to pay attention to. If you made ‘x thousand’, you were happy. If you made ’10x thousand’, you were even happier. But then...

science heart

  Is what you do for a living science, or an art? It’s probably a bit of both, right? And what do both science and art have in common? They both are exercises in uncertainty. An...