The answer is: No, it doesn’t make a sound.

The famed koan says: “If a tree falls in the woods and there is no one there to hear it, does it make a sound?” Obviously you can use this to ponder, which is what koans are for. But in the context I mean it here, I want to bring…

White Space

A designer once showed me that the more white space that’s used in a layout, the more luxurious and spacious it feels. But when you try to cram too much information it, it will start to feel crowded and anxious. There’s always the temptation to add more information…

The Journey is New Each Day

I’ve been on the journey of consulting for a lot of years in one form or another. But meanwhile, this is the beginning of my journey of consistent content creation — the beating of the same clear drum each day, until people can hear you with a certain frequency (in…

The Specialist and the Elephant

The famous story, of course, is of the blind men who are all describing different parts of an elephant. One feels its tail and says an elephant is like a rope. Another feels the trunk and says it’s like a tree. And still another feels the trunk, and says…

Not Squashing the Sprouts

Not squashing the sprouts So often as creators, we get impatient, and give up, just as our little sprouts are coming up out of the ground. Our success doesn't bowl us over at first. Maybe we want to have a million subscribers, and now we only have four... But if…

Multi-layered, customer-centric profit strategy

To maximize effectiveness for small business customer, we were tasked with coming up with a strategy that did as much as possible, all at once, in such a way that can achieve the greatest results. Now this also has to be accomplished "on a moving train", so to speak — in…