Design as the New Management

Get Shift Done: Management Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3ADesign_thinking.pngBusiness gurus love buzzwords. One of the buzzwords that’s got a lot of attention in the past few years is “design,” or more specifically, “design thinking.” Even as an admirer of the principles behind design thinking, I expected the hype to peak in the late ’00s. But instead of fading …

Writing as Design

A few years ago I wrote some posts about why I write. The gist was that I write mainly as a tool for thinking. Lately the question of motivation and writing has come up again. I’m often not the best communicator — being either too blunt or too self-conscious, saying nothing at all or awkwardly trying to …