Now is a Good Time to be a Designer

Tim Brown of IDEO recently wrote that “much of what we are able to do with design is dependent on the context in which we ask our questions.” After all, as he understands it “an innovatoris someone who is able to ask a question that no one else has thought to ask.” Even better, one…

Momentum is One Tough Cookie to Break

Today was rather interesting. I learned more of the fine-tuned workings of an institution of higher education. This time, the lesson seems to be that momentum is one tough cookie to break … particularly when the economy is not “on your side” as it currently is not. I keep hearing people lamenting the slow down…

Entrepreneurs and Half-wits…

On the topic of success and entrepreneurial spirit … I ran into a statement of Steve Jobs’ today. I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance. Now, as someone who has an uncanny proclivity for pure perseverance … I first want to say “thank you,…