The Compass and the Clock

Our struggle to put first things first can be characterized by the contrast between two powerful tools that direct us: the clock and the compass.  The clock represents our commitments, appointments, schedules, goals, activities — what we do with, and how we manage our time.  The compass represents our vision, values, principles, mission, conscience, directionContinue reading “The Compass and the Clock”

It’s not easy, bein’ lean

If you’re tired of hearing about Lean Startups I recommend giving Fred’s post a quick read. It addresses most of the criticisms you may have heard. My only negative observation is that “being lean” is an old idea that Eric Ries has done a great job of explaining anew. When I led search on the Yahoo homeContinue reading “It’s not easy, bein’ lean”