Writing

Concepts on business, technology, and relationships.

In Defense of WeWork

WeWork, the largest co-working space in the world, has been getting a lot of negative press lately, from SoftBank substantially lowering its planned investment to its rebranding to the "We Company", to the reveal that its CEO has been leasing his own real estate to WeWork to make

I once heard someone describe their viewpoint of the world: strong ideas loosely held. Since then, I have never heard such a succinct description of a more potent philosophy for continuous improvement. Our ideas and viewpoints are some of the strongest aspects of our identity. Taking a stance, forming a

When I began selling software services years ago, there were a number of assumptions I made about how the world behaved. Specifically, as an engineer, I believed that people were rational, behaviors were predictable, and products / services were bought on the basis of their merit. What a rude awakening I