The Consumer and the Shortening Attention Span

I was driving my friend Jeff to a party. He was tweeting and checking mail. We drove by a busy bus stop. I asked him what he noticed about the crowd. Jeff, being Jeff, was simultaneously insightful and flip. “It’s Seattle, it’s raining, and no one is using…

Are You In the Right Job?

At the most basic level, you work because you need or want money. You’ve got to cover the fundamentals, such as food and shelter. Above and beyond, you may also want to afford a more palatable meal, a better ride, or that fun vacation. Work for money. It’s…