When to bail water, and when to bail out

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Never give up, never surrender; 3 feet from gold; blah, blah, blah. There are so many cliches and so much advice on why you only fail if you give up, but that’s simply not true. There is a razor-thin line … Continued

Covid-19 Is A Healthcare Disruption Catalyst

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Imagine the same scrappy startup ingenuity that bore Google, Twitter, Microsoft, and Apple entered the field of medicine. Wouldn’t that be something? But the biggest reason startup innovation has eluded healthcare for so long is the FDA’s current structure. As … Continued

Working From Home Won’t Become Our New Normal

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Will “work from home” become more common? That’s the question many workers are asking as we grapple with the great disruption. But for those hopeful pajamas are the future workplace outfit of choice, don’t get your hopes up. Like I … Continued

Spend Time On Stories, Not Money On Digital Ads

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A few years ago Proctor & Gamble cut their advertising, and their sales actually went up. People hate being advertised to and in some cases actually avoid the companies that irritate them with ads, explained Michael Brenner, author of Mean … Continued

Why Don’t Journalists Cite Sources?

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One question that has come up is a bit surprising to me, but given our bizarre news cycle not unexpected. Why don’t journalists cite sources? There are a few simple reasons they don’t cite sources, one is innocent and the … Continued

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