Do You Want To Be Here?

“Do you want to be here?” If you’ve ever heard these words, whether on a date, at work, etc., you’ll think about one thing a different way. The saying “Showing up is the important part” isn’t true. It’s a compromise. It’s a game we play with ourselves to feel better about not finishing things. Pretending…

Albums with no theme are like imitation abstract art

Music albums are best served with an actual point and an underlying theme — much like any art form. Otherwise it’s like a book that meanders aimlessly chapter to chapter, becoming a collection of ideas that never amount to anything. Sometimes listening to a few isolated songs conceals this, as you’re forced to take them…

The Growth That Can Kill A Business

One thing in particular that can stymie even the most promising team is uncontrolled growth. Growth that a team isn’t ready for can overwhelm and stretch resources, leading to lower quality services and even innovative burnout. Let’s say that upper level management consists of strong leaders with innovative ideas. We could probably safely surmise from…

iPhone and Beyond – Foldable Displays

Last year design concepts for the iPhone 6 brought involved the prospect of foldable displays. While the technology didn’t make it into the recently released Samsung Galaxy S5 as speculated, it is apparently in development for products to come. The concept of foldable displays could change the way we see mobile devices and tablets by…