The world’s most innovative companies have run out of ideas and now just copy one another. Instagram and YouTube are hoping to be TikTok, and it appears that all three platforms are inadvertently recreating television. Earlier this summer, Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri made a selfie-style video (in his apartment!) explaining why his multibillion dollar company […]
Technology and Culture
COVID’s Lasting Impact on the Workplace is… Good.
We were all there. It was one of the most abrupt paradigm shifts in human history. For almost a century, most people worked in an office building. Then a couple days later, no human on earth worked in an office building.
Cool Office Ideas – Rethinking the Places Where We Work
The concept of “the office” has never been more vague. After 2+ years of working from home, Americans have done “work work” from just about everywhere but the office building itself. When / if you return to your building this year, you may be bewildered by old ideas of conference rooms, break rooms. Maybe it’s […]
How to Spot a Conman, Part III – The Internet Business Guru
This is the final blog in my 3-part series on conmen. This series doesn’t fit on a company website. But I’m tired of seeing these characters in and around my industry. I want to shine a light on their schemes. We’ll all be better for it. You have 10 minutes to save the world, right? […]
How to Spot a Conman, Part II – The Guru / Motivational Coach
In the last blog, I warned young people about the conmen that float about in trusted circles–in your community, around the university, and even your church. If you haven’t yet, go read it. This blog is different. I want to expose younger, savvier conmen who use social media and our modern tools to scam people […]
How to Spot a Conman, Part I: The Networker
This is an open letter to young people. I want to warn you about the conmen you will soon encounter in your professional life. These people are confident, charming, and seem very successful. But they are posers. They will bring you down. They can ruin your dreams.