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Lazy is Good

I’m lazy. But it’s the lazy people who invented the wheel and the bicycle because they didn’t like walking or carrying things. Read more at I’m lazy. But it’s … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · Leave a comment


There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all. Peter Drucker Chindōgu – the art of inventing gadgets that on the surface solve … Continue reading

February 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Up is Down

Everything popular is wrong. Oscar Wilde and you’ve been eating apples and oranges wrong as well. So before you take on your next, trivial task, stop and think it could … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Flowers, Worms and Iterations

If you can’t describe what you are doing as a process, you don’t know what you’re doing. Edwards Deming Yesterday I attended a talk by Dr. Craig Mello, the 2006 … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Garbage Science

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth. Marcus Aurelius That quote by my favorite philosopher rang clear while I … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Have a Laugh

Play so that you may be serious. Anarchasis If you are looking for group driven innovation and the group isn’t laughing, then you are failing. In a recent study, Shaping … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Copyright Your Skin

Nothing is more terrible than to see ignorance in action. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I continue to be amazed at the number of budding entrepreneurs I find who, while claiming … Continue reading

October 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Selling Red October

Nothing is as real as a dream. The world can change around you, but your dream will not. Responsibilities need not erase it. Duties need not obscure it. Because the … Continue reading

October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

No One Wants Your Idea

It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make their appearance in the world. Aristotle Wil Schroter’s article “Why investors don’t sign NDA’s” is … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Get Your Employees Drunk

A drunk driver is very dangerous. So is a drunk backseat driver if he’s persuasive. Demetri Martin Perhaps it is the content I choose to read, but it seems that … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

To Anacreon In Heaven

On the shore, dimly seen through the mists of the deep, Where the foe’s haughty host in dread silence reposes, What is that which the breeze, o’er the towering steep, … Continue reading

September 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

10 Reasons not to Read This

USA Today has come out with a new survey – apparently, three out of every four people make up 75% of the population. David Letterman Top 10 things you need … Continue reading

September 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Business Planning Good. Writing Bad

A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week. George S. Patton My posting of Business Plans are for Bureaucrats has attracted a fair … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Simple Change

Good judgment comes from experience and a lot of that comes from bad judgment. Will Rogers It’s human nature to see problems, envision solutions and then act on them. We … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment