Shedding at Login Lounge

Last week saw the inaugural TED shed at Login Business Lounge , thanks to Steve Coburn. It was a chance to listen to some stimulating talks and discuss them, and I had the privilege of leading a table and feeding back. Steve asked us to consider what harms own industry had been responsible for in the pursuit of growth. As… Read more →

Growing in a circle

There’s a sign, a little artisan placard, on a wall at my parent’s house. I’m not sure where it came from, or even when it appeared. It is ornate, but it has just three simple words on it: ‘seed’, ‘feed’, ‘weed’. I noted it, because it echoes the approaches I’ve been taught for developing products, growing businesses, and even life… Read more →

Jain – Alright

Good music and power-sliding a BMW 5-series, what’s not to like? I love a good anthem, and am listening to a fair amount of French-language music at the moment, so Jain’s “Alright” from her 2018 album “Souldier” hit the spot for me this weekend. The video, directed by Greg&Lio, includes some very trippy effects, and even managed an award nomination. Check… Read more →

CauseWired – A Decade On

In November 2008 I read a book called CauseWired by Tom Watson.  NB This Tom Watson isn’t the Labour Party Deputy leader (here), he’s this one, the US journalist and critic. I wrote: If you look at my copy of CauseWired, you’ll see that I’ve marked more than one or two pages out, and if you follow me on Twitter, you’ll know that I’ve been… Read more →