The Clever Commode

The Clever Commode

While writing last week’s post, I learned about the one-of-a-kind TOTO Dual Flush toilet. I also ran across a few smart devices for the latrine.

Harvard Bandwagon Review

Harvard Bandwagon Review

I used to think the coolest job in the world was playing rhythm guitar on Lyle Lovett’s ”She’s No Lady“. I changed my mind. Presuming it’s a paying gig, I now think the coolest job in the world is editing Harvard Business Review (HBR)....
Meetings: An Exit Strategy

Meetings: An Exit Strategy

I read another of Harvard Business Review’s inimitably intellectual and brilliantly informative articles the other day. It was called, “How to Get Out of a Meeting You Know Will Waste Your Time“. Its thesis was this: You can often predict which...
Point of View

Point of View

Thinking of situations from different points of view can be a humorous and empathy-building activity. It can also bring up good topics for your next barbeque.

Lord of the Flies … and Bass Players

Lord of the Flies … and Bass Players

Despite my disdain for bureaucracies, I’m a firm believer in leadership. So, I could only shake my head when I read a piece of utopian nonsense called, “Imagine a company with no leaders – I mean NO leaders!” I don’t doubt the author is a...