Most businesses are consumed with one question:
“How can we sell more widgets to more people at less cost to us?”
This single question has driven scale, innovation and profits since the start of the Industrial Age and inevitably leads to a second Industrial Age question …Read More...
In the past, value was added in being the Middle Man – the one who connects large scale supply with volume demand.
Some supply chains even have multiple Middle Men, each adding their margin to the cost of goods.
However in today’s economy where everyone is connected, technology now advantages suppliers to bypass middle men and …Read More...
Every child is an artist. The problem is to remain an artist once he grows up
- Buckminster Fuller
Every 5 year old is an artist – they can’t help but create, explore, experiment, adapt.
By the time they are 10, few believe they are artists anymore thanks to a school system skewed towards rewarding intelligence and killing creativity.
On the one hand, I’m talking about kids and the school system, but I’m actually talking about …Read More...
Toile is the word used by dressmakers & costume designers to describe the first wearable prototype of their design.
Just like prototyping in any industry, there is a journey from Toile to finished product – a journey of trials, failures, successes and unexpected discoveries.
And therein lies the art of this craft: on this journey, what do you say ‘yes’ to and what do you say ‘no’ to… and why?Read More...
Just as video killed the radio star, so too has YouTube killed the video star.
Back in 1981, MTV launched and provided a generation with a whole new way of experiencing music – 24/7 music videos.
The music video irrevocably changed the way artists got surfaced – music was now no longer for the ears, but now for the eyes also.
When YouTube launched, it changed the game for ‘artists‘ in every field …Read More...
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. – Michael Jordan
Every year, social media has given every brand at least 365 opportunities to ‘take a shot’ in front of …Read More...