Why Do I Do This?

Once upon a time, a corporate innovator was having trouble bringing innovation into their organization. No matter how hard they tried to guide the culture of the organization to be more innovative or convince leadership to invest both time and money into innovative new products, service and businesses, its seemed that no matter what effort…

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Why You Should Ignore the Past

I love the “success literature” space – it’s actually pretty humorous. I think of all of the books I’ve read; there are maybe three that I can say actually “tell it like it is” when describing the reality of success. The literature does give you a prescription for success – follow my lead, says the…

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Subscribe To Everything

You’ve heard of Dollar Shave Club? The scrappy startup which started marketing by putting ironic videos on social media which spoke directly to the burgeoning millennial male who just had to shave every day? Sick and tired of the Gillette/Shick cabal, which comes out with a new razor every few years or so, and charges…

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Execution Matters, But So Do Ideas

You’ve probably heard a variation of this quote a thousand times: Ideas don’t matter. Ideas are a dime-a-dozen. Execution matters. This statement, like Schroedinger’s Cat being both dead and alive, is both true and not accurate. Execution matters, but ideas matter too. Of course, you might think this is self-evident. Maybe the only reason why…

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Constraints Are The Best

We live in a fantastic time. We now have more processing power in our watches than we used to have on our desks or even in giant server rooms. But the lack of constraints has made us lazy. I’ve been an engineer for most of my career. When I first started coding, we had to…

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