COMMERCE

The End Of Ownership: How Big Companies Are Trying To Turn Everyone Into Renters Not called out specifically … but you can add ‘homes’ to the list. Another nail in the coffin of The ‘American Dream’.

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VALUE

Sell your VALUE … skills, degrees, time, knowledge, certifications – all of them are useless if you don’t improve the customers life – and you do that my giving them more time OR improving the quality of the time they have.

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TECHNOLOGY

The creator economy is in crisis. Now let’s fix it. A great read that highlights the challenges of the much touted creator economy.

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TECHNOLOGY

Substack Has A Problem

I'm a fan of Substack, but there is some stuff going on behind the scenes that needs deeper understanding of what they are trying to do.

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PEOPLE FIRST

The Future of Remote Work

Over on the podcast and in the newsletter – oh and in the People First...

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TECHNOLOGY

Switch It Off Already

Why do people write screeds about how they hate one social media space or another?

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WORK

Why Do You Work?

This doesn’t exactly answer the question - we'll get to that - but it does...

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DATA

When Zero Is Everything

For decades, the business world has embraced worker empowerment. But recently a countermovement—workforce optimization—has been on the rise. It treats labor as a commodity and seeks to cut it to a minimum by using automation and artificial...

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LEARNING

Shaped By History?

I often find that knowing a little more about people, their history and what...

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WORK

Slack Solves The Wrong Problem Really Well

Or as Cal puts it … “Slack is the Right Tool for the Wrong Way to Work.” ”The future of office work won’t be found in continuing to reduce the friction involved in messaging but, instead, in figuring out how to avoid the need to...

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PEOPLE FIRST

It used to be that we lived in private and chose to make parts of our lives public. Now that is being turned on its head. We live in public, like the movie says (except via micro-signals not 24–7 video self-surveillance), and choose what parts of...

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TECHNOLOGY

ClubHouse

Clubhouse .... do you really want in? This is a published post that I will come...

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WORK

Where Do You Work

The Answer Might Not Be Where You Think ... which was what my original...

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WORK

Message From A Musician

We are all in this together - but some are seeing it as 'everyone for...

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