Category Archives: Video

Why Your Food Doesn’t Look Like The Ad

Great marketing from McDonald’s, showing exactly how they get their food to look so good in photos: Instead of ignoring the question, avoiding it, or getting defensive (by say, comparing their products to other fast food chains’), McDonald’s opens up … Continue reading

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Taking Control of Your Life: Concierge Medicine

Dr. Solis was on the edge of burnout after 21 years of running a traditional medical practice.  Trying to see between 30 and 40 patients a day, keeping track of a roster of over 3,000 patients, and dealing with endless … Continue reading

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Possibilities

We have more tools available than ever before to accomplish whatever it is we want to accomplish.  And technology changes so fast that you can expect to have access to tools you might not have even dreamed of every few years. Just … Continue reading

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The Most Astounding Fact About The Universe

You may have seen Neil deGrasse Tyson’s quote about what he considers to be the most astounding fact about the universe, but it’s even more impressive when mashed up by Max Schlickenmeyer:

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How To Break A Habit

We’ve talked before about building habits.  That’s important.  But so is breaking habits.  Luckily, unlike forcing yourself to repeatedly do something new and scary, breaking existing habits isn’t nearly as hard.  One of the easiest ways is simply to substitute … Continue reading

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Why Taking Time Off To Figure It Out Is A Mistake

Most people I know don’t really know what they want to do with the rest of their lives.  This includes most really successful people I know.  My grandfather, at 80 years old, used to say he didn’t know what he … Continue reading

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Why The First “Follower” Is The Most Important

A great lesson on how movements start, explained in this video in under three minutes, by Derek Sivers: It’s the first follower that turns a lone nut into a leader.  When you find a lone nut doing something great, have … Continue reading

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Why Economists Are Wrong, or How Specialization Makes Us Unhappy

We generally understand how specialization and competitive advantage make us all richer. Lawyers particularly, and I imagine other highly paid hourly workers, understand that the best use of their time is spent lawyering. For this reason, these professionals have an … Continue reading

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Fuck You. Pay Me.

Though there’s some stuff in here I don’t necessarily agree with, a worthy watch for any creative: 2011/03 Mike Monteiro | F*ck You. Pay Me. from San Francisco Creative Mornings on Vimeo.

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HOME (documentary)

Just stumbled across this gorgeously shot enviro-doc (LINK) The essence of it is well captured in the first two lines of its description: “We are living wholesale nfl jerseys in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years … Continue reading

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