Criticism Is Awesome

Yep, you heard me right. Criticism is awesome. It may go against our very nature and need for acceptance, but “attaboys” don’t really get us anywhere. If anything, they give us a false sense of security and a tendency to relax and let things happen as they will. Great things don’t happen as they will. Have … More Criticism Is Awesome

What’s in a Name?

Names. They’re one of the first big decisions you have to make as a parent. They’re also a big decision in business. So, what’s in a name? In essence, it’s an inkling of who you are or what you offer. The same holds true for your business name, product name, or even your title. What … More What’s in a Name?

Surprise and Delight

When I worked at Cranium (before it was sadly decapitated by Hasbro) we had a saying we applied to every game and toy we created: Surprise and delight. When I think back to my childhood, it’s the “surprise and delight” moments that really stand out—something wonderful that happened on some ordinary day, suddenly making it … More Surprise and Delight