Everything matters

NY Times interviews Howard Schultz: a spot-on chat Q. What is your advice to an entrepreneur who asks you: “I’m just starting a company. How do I create a culture?” A. I would say that everything matters — everything. You are imprinting decisions, values and memories onto an organization. In a sense, you’re building a … Continue reading Everything matters

Man on wire: “It’s impossibe, that’s for sure. So let’s start working.”

Michael Bierut on Philippe Petit […] Petit was a teenager in Paris browsing magazines in a dentist’s office when he saw a rendering of the then-unbuilt World Trade Center. He was electrified. He was already an obsessed magician, juggler, and high wire artist. To an aspiring tightrope walker, the idea of two 110-story towers, side … Continue reading Man on wire: “It’s impossibe, that’s for sure. So let’s start working.”

HackTO

The first time I attended a hackathon it was in Silicon Valley and I totally fell in love with the idea of getting together with a group of people with limited resources (a laptop, skills and an internet connection), an API and the desire to create an application.  Felt pretty similar to what any startup … Continue reading HackTO