Over the last couple of years, I wrote a big book about creating. About different aspects of how people come together to create things.  Some are light, like the first entry about coffee, and others are more dense.  Would love comments, as I learn how to make this a more streamlined book…..

Close the door

Please Close the Door Close the door. You: “Hey Jim” Jim: “Hey” You: “C,mon in, close the door.” Jim: “Oh, OK” You: “So….” So. You just asked someone in your workplace to close the door so that you could talk to them. It worked. They closed the door…. Now you are inviting them into a world of secret information. Yes.…

Brave Specificity

One discipline that has had the courage to create specificity and to explore the gray areas of the world is science. For example, it used to be that there was only a Euclidean model for geometry with extremely straight lines and circles and theorems that made sense and very logical and defined. A to B. Euclidean Geometry.

1000 Songs

You should thank a fellow named Anthony “Tony” Faddell. He has made your life SO MUCH better. In 2000, he had an idea for a device that you could carry. The device would hold 1000 songs. It would also have an online delivery system for the songs themselves. After two companies turned him down, Apple decided to develop his idea,…