via Frank: Elegance, Lightness, and Nothing →
Sometimes the best solutions are the simplest, most basic ones. viafrank: There’s an old story, true or not, that people love telling about writing implements in space. The American space program discovered that normal ink pens didn’t work on missions (no gravity in orbit to pull down the ink), so they spent millions to research and develop a pen that could write upside down. The Russians, the...
How I Plan To Spend The Rest of My Long Weekend
This is meant to be a self-indulgent entry, and contains nothing (I imagine) of depth or meaning to other people, but more of, as I say in my blog description, “…just hoping that the public declaration of my plans and steps will keep me motivated and focused on my goals.” So yeah. You were warned. Read on for my weekend to-do list. What I have achieved this weekend so far: 1)...
Progress Report #2 on Nomad Manager - Part 1 of 3
10.17.2011 It’s been around 3 months since I first started this blog, with the intention to chronicle my steps towards “nomadic management” by 2013. But this is only the second progress report I’ve written thus far. Heh. I was reviewing old entries to see if maybe I had written about my progress in one way or another, apart from my Progress Report #1, but I guess I just...
Progress Report #2 on Nomad Manager - Part 3 of 3
Burnout & Rekindling [I’m excited about the Kindle I’m to own in about a week’s time, but this is not about the Kindle, and there was no pun intended.] Earlier this year, in January 2011, I experienced the worst burnout/meltdown as a business owner. My partner Gail had migrated to Canada in May 2010, and while she did what she could from there, I managed the business alone...
Progress Report #2 on Nomad Manager - Part 2 of 3
Developing People After carrying out a “sharing-presentation” on Martin Lindstrom’s talk for my team, and gathering them for a brand-planning session, I gave them a little homework. In an article by management legend Peter Drucker published in the January 1999 Harvard Business Review, he emphasized the importance of knowing your own strengths, work style and values, as well as...
Great work is doing stuff that gives back to the world, as well as serving your...– Gina Trapani /// Project Director, ThinkUp via Ending “Business As Usual”: 10 Insights on Rethinking Work :: Articles :: The 99 Percent Though my humble Tumblr blog may not have as wide a readership as others, I do hope it makes up for it with content, and that the few that do...
Charlie Clothing: A Retail Brand with Global...
Almost 7 days from the time I actually visited Charlie, I am finally writing this entry. And my visit had also been weeks in the making. I first noticed the brand a few months ago through mannequin displays at the ground floor of The Block in SM North EDSA. I’d always told myself that this “Charlie” brand seemed interesting and that I should pay a visit to the store, but was...
Take Control of Your Life: On Managing Your Time &... →
Helpful, and relatively easy-to-apply tips on staying focused and motivated. :)
5 Tips For Improving Your Product Landing Pages →
Read on for Mashable’s interview with Zach Morrison, vice president of strategy at Elite SEM, on best practices for creating landing pages that convert. :) Need to fully digest these things and spew them out again for Punchdrunk Panda. :D