Learning to Surf

Learning to Surf

There are a few different ways people approach the ocean. Some dive right in. Others inch in slowly, testing the temperature of the water until they feel comfortable to wade in all the way. A few like to stand there and get pummeled by the water’s force. And of course...
The End of Scarcity

The End of Scarcity

“To my mind the old masters are not art; their value is in their scarcity.” – Thomas A. Edison Before the age of digital disruption, scarcity played in a big role in determining retail’s winner and losers. Sure, having a compelling value...
Quitting Is Underrated

Quitting Is Underrated

We don’t have to spend much time among our friends or on social media to run across the never-give-up, quitting-is-for-losers, in-it-to win-it ethos. There’s a whole socially acceptable narrative built around the concept that we must keep pushing no matter what. It’s...