We all start somewhere. We evolve. One. Step. At. A. Time. And, like a baby learning to walk, we fall down, get up, try again. Without failure there is nothing to learn from, no improvement. Eventually the baby walks. The same thing awaits us as we evolve into Leaders. It certainly has been true. From [...]
I’ve collected books for a long time. I think I was a collector before I knew I was a collector. One day you just wake up and realize you have a few hundred books packed into your one bedroom apartment. I’m not a “serious” collector, though. I don’t dream about ribbed leather spines or [...]
Adobe, a harbinger of things to come, made a big announcement. No longer, will you be able to buy packaged products from them.
This is Big! JT discusses why.
Time spent achieving a zero-mail inbox can be better spent elsewhere.
Does that mean keeping an unmanaged inbox, and using Search as your organizer? Where is the balance point? How much email should be kept: all, some, none? A short discussion on email organization and the pros/cons of not managing it.
So, which is it? Which is more important than the other? Want to know the real answer?
There’s the obvious answer. Then, there’s the inconvenient truth.
Fixing problems is like watching or reading great drama. Something is wrong, something not right, something we know we need to fix.
Drama is anticipation mingled with uncertainty. Better yet, sometimes players do not even know they are a player.
Printers seem to be born innovators. I remember many employees who “customized” the equipment they ran for more efficiency, perhaps better ergonomics, and (most commonly) to increase quality and production. While watching the short video in this newsletter about Mergenthaler and the invention of the Linotype, I was reminded that Alois Senefelder had invented lithography [...]
JT reviews Richie Norton’s recent book discussing the need to Live to Start and Start to Live! The need to stop procrastinating, and the need to get on with it.
And, not just a packet of Kool-Aid™, he provides the sugar to fortify it too.