Communication is critical when you’re a startup. Things usually begin well; the founders are old friends or colleagues, and already know how to work together. Eventually, however, you reach a point where you’ve expanded the team, and need the ability to get people on the same page. In my experience, the same passion and determination … Continue reading Are You Really Listening, Or Just Taking Turns?
I have two degrees from Stanford University–a BS in Product Design, and a BA in Creative Writing. Stanford is renowned in both disciplines; the d.school is probably the world’s leading center for design thinking, while the Stegner Fellowship for writers is one of the most prestigious in the literary world. Yet the most important course … Continue reading The Most Important Course I Took At Stanford