Trust In Process, Not People

Even if we’ve moved on from the “Great Man Theory” of history, the very human desire for simple stories with clear protagonists continues to affect us today. I was reminded of this fact by a Fast Company story on how Jeff Bezos and Amazon designed and launched the (at this point) unsuccessful Amazon Fire Phone.  … Continue reading Trust In Process, Not People

Demanding But Nice

In the startup world, many make the assumption that being demanding means being mean. We read stories about Steve Jobs making people cry, or Jeff Bezos screaming at people in one of his “nutters.” I get the sense that most people decide that Leo Durocher was right–nice guys do finish last.* * The actual quote: … Continue reading Demanding But Nice