Newsletter Nº81

Learning the hard way & not listening when you should are common mistakes. Whether it's burning 10 million dollars in a startup or burning down your house trying to kill bees with fire. Before they even picked up the match, I bet people urged them to...

Newsletter Nº80

February was a busy month! March will be even more bananas! 🍌 🍌 🍌   I’ve been waxing poetic in these introductory paragraphs & getting great feedback.   More below...

Newsletter Nº79

"It is even better to act quickly and err than to hesitate until the time of action is past." - Carl von Clausewitz I say when in doubt, lead it out almost daily. It's the rhyming version of ship it! Whether it's a decisive moment in...

Newsletter Nº78

Sometimes you’re the hammer & sometimes you’re the fail. We don’t always nail all our projects here at Twotone but incrementally we do learn & step up our game each week. We call each other out and count on our clients to do the same. Turning...

Newsletter Nº77

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving." Albert Einstein got a few things right in his day not the least of which winning the Nobel Prize for Physics. His analogy for cycling and life is a favorite of mine....

Newsletter Nº76

From large-scale strategic discussions to day-to-day office interactions, conflict avoidance can sometimes be the main obstacle blocking your path to progress. Ok, then what?   More below...

Newsletter Nº75

What. A. Week. Last time I mentioned Trump I found I had some supporters subscribed. I was elated. Ok, we lost some subscribers but encountering & engaging pro-Trump people in Holland is nearly impossible. (everyone has seen this right?)   More below...

Newsletter Nº74

Spoiler alert: It’s not about outdoing someone. It’s about outdoing yourself. This talk is a rerun of issue 71’s theme & the Sinek talk featured in issue 70 but worth underscoring. I was reminded of this by two recent revues from Nalden & James Costa.   More below...

Newsletter Nº73

Time management gurus rarely stop to ask whether the task of merely staying afloat in the modern economy – holding down a job, paying the mortgage, being a good-enough parent – really ought to require rendering ourselves inhumanly efficient in the first place.   More below...

Newsletter Nº72

I’ve never been one for New Year resolutions. I have, however, always been one for constantly iterating on approaches to getting more done each day. That’s why David Hieatt’s article below in the Startups section caught my eye.   More below...