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Choice over convenience

“Change makes us uncomfortable. Sunk costs are hard to ignore. Possibility comes with agency, and agency comes with risk.” –Seth Godin This is a quote from a recent blog post by Seth Godin talking about choice vs. convenience. His overarching argument is that we tend… Read More

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Merry Christmas everyone

Merry Christmas everyone! And for those of you who don’t celebrate, I hope you have a relaxing day with family and friends. We’ll be making pancakes, because that’s one of the things that we like to do on Christmas morning. This time last year I… Read More

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Trying to be remarkable

“Very little remarkable comes out of bureaucracies for a simple reason. The members of the bureaucracy seek to be beyond reproach. Reproach is their nightmare, their enemy, the thing to avoid at all costs. And the remarkable feels like a risk.” —Seth Godin I went into… Read More

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Merry Christmas everyone

I’m taking the day off from blogging (kind of), but I would be remiss if I didn’t leave you all with something city related. And so here is an article by Bloomberg CityLab talking about how the quality of municipal Christmas trees can serve as… Read More

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The game of life

“Anxiety is experiencing failure in advance.” — Seth Godin I mention and quote Seth Godin fairly often on this blog and so it only seems right to share this recent podcast that he did on the Tim Ferriss Show. Broadly speaking, the conversation is about… Read More