⫹⫺ Inclusive Design & Lazy Leadership
Cheat Codes for Creators, Makers & Doers - CMMN WLTH 057
Hello my friends,
Short and sweet this week.
If you’re currently in the US I hope you’re enjoying a much needed long weekend.
Personally, I’m excited that there are only 4 days to lose money in the stock market this week.
Thanks to everyone who sent me a response to last week’s notes on procrastination. Reading about your struggles and solutions reinforced how much of an obstacle it is to our creativity and ultimately, success.
In this week’s curated view of the internet:
Ingenious inclusive design for gamers.
Is “Lazy Leadership” the answer to the corporate culture crisis?
Will the Stem Player change the way artists distribute music?
More below ↓
Kanye West announced that his upcoming album, Donda 2, will only be available on a $200 device called a Stem Player. The sales numbers are impressive and send a clear message to “oppressive” streaming services after he allegedly turned down a $100m deal from apple music.
Akaki Kuumeri is a designer and maker who embraced inclusive design principles to create a one handed Playstation Controller. Available to buy through Etsy or you can print one at home yourself ↓
80% of all urban trips are less than two miles long which is why 2022 is shaping up to be a big year for micromobility. If it is to be a success, cities need to focus on improving infrastructure and safety.
Andrew Wilkinson, co-founder of Tiny Capital, challenges the CEO stereotype. Could “Lazy Leadership” be a solution to the current corporate crisis?
Is finding meaning in your work that important?
“Before thinking about changing jobs, I’d recommend starting small: you almost certainly haven’t maxed out the amount of good you can do outside of work.”
apple’s greatest product isn’t a computer or a phone. It’s an industrial designer by the name of Jony. A fascinating biography of the world’s best known designer.
In 2007, venture capitalist, Marc Andreesen wrote an iconic blog post on personal productivity. In this updated version he explains the systems he uses and how he manages his calendar.
There are an abundance of opportunities out there, however, success comes from focusing on one Big Idea. Committing to a subject and going deep unlocks opportunities others miss.
Ryan Holiday shares 7 Stoic strategies to increase creativity. A creative endeavor can be intimidating, frustrating and lonely. The principles he shares will help you make progress and cut out the doubt.
Out of Office
Came across this Staedtler advert on Reddit.
Creative at its best.
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