Our civilization, as we have progressed towards an ambiguous perfection, has lost some of the dirt along the way. I don’t mean bad dirt. I… Read More »The lost art of doing whatever you want
If a fellow in a ‘97 Civic challenges a dude in a ‘20 Porsche to a race, we’re not going to blame him for the loss. Getting to sixty miles an hour in a 1997 Honda Civic takes about 9.6 seconds. The 2020 Porsche GT3 RS takes around 2.9 seconds.
In this case, we don’t critique the loss. We critique the attempt. A terrible Civic driver who dumps the clutch and gives up with a pout before even finishing the run? Not worth our accolades.Read More »Good attempts
Loud, brash, bold – it’s the sort of thing that can dazzle you. Whether it’s a client, a boss, a colleague, or a competitor, the pure speed and amount of activity is intimidating. Fast-talking conversations, two phones ringing at all times, sending hundreds of emails per day, until you feel like you’re in a live-action retelling of Uncut Gems. Read More »Loud, brash, and bold
If you do not know someone — if you haven’t established a working relationship with them — you should never send them a Calendly link.
For those of you who don’t know what Calendly is, let’s break down how it works. It’s basically a link to someone’s schedule, and they’ll have a list of open slots where you can reserve a half-hour or so of their time for a meeting.Read More »Stop sending me Calendly links
Reports say New York City has lost or is going to lose nearly one-third of its small businesses.
The $3,000 to $4,000 per month that over 33 million people are claiming from unemployment has just ended…for now.
1 million new unemployment claims are being filed each week.
Logistics companies lost 33% of their revenue in the past quarter. Entire industries like travel and hospitality have essentially flatlined.
By all accounts, something very bad is happening or is on the cusp of happening.Read More »Nothing smells rotten in the state of Denmark