Taking a break under the waves

Taking a break under the waves

We have an open office. I sit right next to my boss, so every now and then, when he’s busy (I can tell when he’s busy because he tends to have on his headphones, from which emits screaming guitars and drums that sound like machine guns), I lean over and start asking...
Taking the elephant for a walk

Taking the elephant for a walk

After two days of brainstorms, sketches, team sessions, and preliminary work on a massive project, I decided to come up for some air. I realized that I’ve been hunching over my desk for hours. My face feels like it will slide off my skull, and my eyeballs are on fire...
And suddenly the robot revolution felt too close

And suddenly the robot revolution felt too close

While I was stuck in the elevator today because I accidentally pressed 6 instead of 4, then panic-pressed 2 for some reason, I started to think about fonts. Then the ride was over, and I forgot about fonts again because I had to start walking with an open cup of...
Working to be an effective worker

Working to be an effective worker

Once upon a morning commute, a group of enthusiastic 30-somethings were discussing good business practice over their morning teas and coffees on the train. One person in particular brought up the famous self-help book from the late 1980s: The 7 Habits of Highly...