Archive for June, 2011

  • Cost of a Pop Song

    June 30, 2011

    On NPR’s Planet Money blog is this breakdown of the hypothetical cost of a hit pop song for a...

  • Time to Greatness

    June 22, 2011

    I’ve been contemplating just how much time it takes to do anything worthwhile. By worthwhile, I mean something I’ve...

  • A4 Emergent Task Planner Pads Now Shipping in Europe!

    June 19, 2011

    The following is a second guest post by Al Briggs, who I’m working with so that we can produce...

  • “The Brazillians of Management”

    June 18, 2011

    Clicking around the Harvard Business Review website, my eye was caught by the headline Why American Management Rules the...

  • Optimal Taco Ingredient Stacking

    June 17, 2011

    I’m on a home cooking streak, so on Thursday I thought I’d try making tacos. I bought everything I...

  • A Litany of Resistances

    June 17, 2011

    It’s surprising how much I don’t know about my own creative process, particularly in the context of meeting new...

  • It’s Not You, It’s Them

    June 14, 2011

    A little late-night twittering happened to cast my eye on the news of a new post from Kathy Sierra,...

  • Adventure and Comfort Zones

    June 9, 2011

    My friend Sabina’s husband Blake is off building schools in southern Sudan, which is one of the most adventurous...

  • GHDR Review 4: Keeping Focused, Improving Awareness

    June 6, 2011

    This month’s Groundhog Day Resolutions Review Day report.

  • The Great Push

    June 6, 2011

    SUMMARY: The hard, demoralizing work that goes into doing necessary chores drains me of energy faster than I can...