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CMMN WLTH 079 - Cheat Codes for Creators, Makers and Doers
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Smartphones and computers have revolutionized the way we access and experience music, however, it has come at the expense of tactility and “warmth”. Yamaha’s “Stepping Out of the Slate” concept aims to change that by blending the convenience of digital with the intimacy of traditional devices.
Following on from last week’s note on Van Moof’s genius packaging solution here’s how Lego avoids ruining birthdays and Christmases. A fantastic example of putting the consumer before your brand.
“What we are trying to do is match the shelf life of the packaging with the shelf life of the product.” Products that design out waste.
Elon Time (Noun) - “An estimated time of arrival, that is exceedingly optimistic, needing to be doubled or tripled to arrive at a reasonable estimate.” This tool conveniently calculates the time drift between Elon Time and UTC.
“Why am I here? I’m on Zooms all day.” The three day work week was conceived as a “fair middle ground” between companies and employees, but even at Apple, the compromise isn’t working.
The secret to networking? Make things.
Andy Johns was your typical high flyer until he was admitted to hospital at 35 with stress related heart problems. Since then he’s committed himself to raising mental health awareness in the unforgiving world of tech and business. Practical mental health advice for high achievers.
As the pandemic took hold in the U.S., Marc Andreessen wrote an inspirational essay called It’s Time to Build that reasoned that we are falling behind because of a lack of innovation. Perhaps he isn’t focused on the right problem however ↓
Storytelling makes sense of the world. Whether you’re creating the next iPhone or writing a wedding speech, here’s an 8 point plan to get your story straight.
Out of Office
A fascinating thesis on the power of memes as means of communication ↓
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