Ignore the Experts III

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May 5th, 2011   “The Americans have need of the telephone, but we do not. We have plenty of messenger boys.” — Sir William Preece, Chief Engineer, British Post Office, 1878.   “This ‘telephone’ has too many shortcomings to be … Continued

Why You Must Copy and Steal Everything

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April 25th, 2011 Creative genius doesn’t always strike when you want it to. For me, it never flows when I am sitting down waiting for it. Creativity comes from inspiration. Inspiration from what excites you. Locate that, and you’ve found … Continued

Ignore the Experts II

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April 20th, 2011   “[Television] won’t be able to hold on to any market it captures after the first six months. People will soon get tired of staring at a plywood box every night.” — Darryl Zanuck, movie producer, 20th … Continued

When You Think You Don’t Matter

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April 19th, 2011   The year is 1620 and John Howland is a 29 year old indentured servant crossing the Atlantic on the Mayflower, working in return for free food and transport. The frigid stormy waves smashed the wooden ship … Continued

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