Posts Tagged: Business

Power = Knowledge

I am what is known as a “knowledge worker”. I don’t make or create anything tangible; in the old days I might have been called a “paper pusher”, these days “pixel pusher” is more accurate. I’m employed for my expertise and experience, and for my leadership and management skills – all rather cerebral and intangible. Continue Reading

Dilbert Nails It Again

Field Notes – From Seed

I love Field Notes, and I love Draplin, and this is just wonderful. I have a ‘thing’ for early 20th century American graphic design; I love the bold flat colours, the typography with it’s mix of slab and script typefaces, and the wonderfully simple yet incredibly strong logos. The Field Notes Memo Archive is an Continue Reading

Instagram Back Pedals on Terms of Service

Earlier today Instagram posted Updated Terms of Service Based on Your Feedback on their blog in which they say: The concerns we heard about from you the most focused on advertising, and what our changes might mean for you and your photos. There was confusion and real concern about what our possible advertising products could Continue Reading

Dear Retailers

Contrary to what you seem to think, changing the layout of your store does not result in me buying more. It results in me not finding what I was looking for, and leaving your store without the items I wanted to buy. A lose, lose situation I’m sure you will agree.

Work Life Balance

Whilst rummaging through my Instapaper queue for some lunchtime reading I found this video. I was struck by this comment: thousands of people… working long hard hours, at jobs they hate, to buy things they don’t need, to impress people they don’t like OK so this is perhaps a little overly dramatic, but it’s not Continue Reading