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Marketing

Dyson Knows

The Dyson hair dryer is remarkable. You can buy a four star Conair hair dryer on amazon for 12.99 or you can buy a Dyson for around $500 (38 times the price). It’s expensive but people who buy the…

Lifestyle

A School Designed To Let Kids Fall

Architect Takaharu Tezuka designed a kindergarten school that encourages risk taking, curiosity, risk taking and cooperation. The school is designed in a giant circle that is half indoors and half outdoors making the kids want to run naturally. There’s…

Lifestyle

Just Show Up

There’s a man at the gym that’s lost over 200lbs. When I asked his personal trainer how he did it, he tells me that since day one he committed to making it a habit to show up every day.…

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Marketing

Be Remarkable

The word remarkable means “something worth making a remark about”. Remarks move from mind to mind and should not be taken for granted. At Pili Pili the remark is that the person working there tries to remember everyones name. At l’Atelier the remark…

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Entrepreneurship

Finding The Work You Were Meant To Do

I was sitting in the lobby of the Brookstreet Hotel sipping my green tea when I saw a group of men walk along this man that seemed to capture all their attention. I looked closer and couldn’t believe it,…

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Marketing

The Steve Jobs Advantage

I’m looking around this coffee shop and all I see is shinny grey MacBooks with a white Apple on it. When the cover is shut, the apple is upside down to the owner of the Macbook. But the symbol…

Lifestyle

Fleas

If you put fleas in a shallow container they jump out. But if you put a lid on the container for just a short amount of time, they hit the lid trying to escape and learn quickly not to…