Archive for October, 2010

Hindsight Links for Oct 29, 6:00 am

// October 29th, 2010 // Comments Off on Hindsight Links for Oct 29, 6:00 am // Digests, Hindsight

  • Seven Keys to Switching from a Big Company to a Small One, Michael Fertik @ HBR.org:
    Moving from a big company to a small one is an exciting step for many successful managers. But some of…
  • What’s the Narrative About Your Leadership?, Team @ HBR.org:
    By Brook Manville (Larry Prusak, Brook Manville, and Tom Davenport are at work on a book on judgment and how…
  • Five Beliefs that Inhibit Good Design, Team @ HBR.org:
    There are plentiful examples today of companies using design to create value for consumers and shareholders. Despite the growing interest…
  • The Bagster, Evan Orensten @ Cool Hunting:
    Whether you’re renovating or on the verge of appearing in an episode of “Hoarders,” major cleanups require more than a trash bag or two. The Bagster, a “dumpster in a bag,” makes a daunting undertaking easier and affordable.Made of woven material, the super-durable bag is roughly the size of…
  • Green Marketers Are Still Sinning, Team @ HBR.org:
    The green marketing research firm Terrachoice released its annual “Sins of Greenwashing” study on Tuesday. I got a sneak peak…

Hindsight Links for Oct 22, 6:00 am

// October 22nd, 2010 // Comments Off on Hindsight Links for Oct 22, 6:00 am // Digests, Hindsight

  • The Strategic Corporal, Team @ HBR.org:
    This post is part of an HBR Spotlight examining leadership lessons from the military. Discipline. Order. Service. These are among……
  • The Right Mindset for Buy-In, Team @ HBR.org:
    Today’s post is about how important our mindset is for achieving buy-in. Recently, one of this blog’s readers, Bob Ferrer,…
  • Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People, Ami Kealoha @ Cool Hunting:
    If Carrie Bradshaw embodied the modern woman of the early 2000s, then Amy Sedaris (who made a few cameos on the show) might be just the clever lady to lead us out of the Great Recession and into the next decade. Along with her crack team of outfits and…
  • Shape Perceptions of Your Work, Early and Often, Jeffrey Pfeffer @ HBR.org:
    This election season, like every politically fraught time, offers many lessons in the getting and wielding of power. What you…
  • Change The Ratio Discussion, Fred Wilson @ A VC:
    The Change The Ratio group met last night at Hunch’s offices down the street. I sat with #changetheratio founder Rachel Sklar and talked about the “women in tech” discussion. Here’s a link to the entire video. It’s long but for…

Hindsight Links for Oct 8, 6:00 am

// October 8th, 2010 // Comments Off on Hindsight Links for Oct 8, 6:00 am // Digests, Hindsight

  • What Can’t Be Measured, Team @ HBR.org:
    (Larry Prusak, Brook Manville, and I are at work on a book on judgment and how to cultivate it as…
  • From Quebec, Karen Day @ Cool Hunting:
    Taking up residence in NYC, the three-week-long exhibit “From Quebec” highlights over 70 innovative designs from our friends to the north. From furniture to fashion, the artfully edited collection showcases the concept Canadians master so well—blending traditional craft with modern ideas. With works spanning both emerging and established designers,…
  • Make Luck Work in Your Favor, Team @ HBR.org:
    Editor’s note: this blog was co-authored with Tsun-yan Hsieh. Do a quick Google search of any prominent entrepreneur, and you…
  • Concrete Canvas Shelter, Team @ Cool Hunting:
    U.K.-based company Concrete Canvas recently added a new product to their line of concrete/fabric based utilities, the Concrete Canvas Shelter. Based on the same concept as the company’s first product Concrete Cloth, the shelter uses the concrete/fabric hybrid that, when activated with water, can be molded into a …
  • Artcrank, Adrienne So @ Cool Hunting:
    Started in Minneapolis just three years ago, the Artcrank show was a quick, fun way to publicize local artists by inviting them to create posters about bike culture. Since then, the concept has spread with lightning speed to cities like Portland, San Francisco, Des Moines and even London. With…