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Don’t just ask for feedback. Notice it.

October 11, 2019

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Many companies and organizations have a feedback system by which people provide direct and actionable information that can be used to better the organization. The problem is that this system of feedback can atrophy one’s skill at being aware, of noticing. The reality is that feedback is everything that happens throughout the organization every day. […]

Advertising is the price you pay for a product or service that is unremarkable.

November 2, 2018

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Put another way, “Advertising is a tax for being unremarkable.” Frequently attributed to Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon. Most likely originally by Robert Stephens, founder of the Geek Squad, Inc., October 1, 2008.