Getting things done

Some people love to talk. All the better with wine and cheese. Others are busy getting things done. Between those two extremes you can ask yourself whether you’re stuck in an endless conversation, or if you and your business are focused on creation, innovation and achievement. Andrew NachisonAndrew Nachison is founder of We Media. He […]

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SeeClickFix releases first iPhone App.

SeeClickFix, a company that helps people report and track community needs like roads in need of repair, was one of the two winners in the 2009 PitchIt challenge. That’s our early-stage venture investment competition. We invested $25,000 to help the company get off the ground – and they have been working hard ever since building […]

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A good day to do big things

“Today is a good day to do big things,” Amanda said when she was eight. It was so profound that I wrote it down and saved  it. That was more than 20 years ago. She’s lived up to her words, but I seem to have let them slip over the years. Today I was given […]

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Why we need editors and late night TV

Vanity Fair put theirs on Sarah Palin’s resignation speech. If you value accuracy, clarity, spelling and good sentences, check out the work of people who wield smart pencils here. If you prefer to watch and listen, William Shatner makes Palin a poet. Dale PeskinDale is co-founder emeritus of We Media. www.wemedia.com

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These designs are not legal tender

Back in the September, I wrote that “one of the fundamental tasks of design and business is to stand between revolutions and life, to help people deal with change.” That was the premise of The Right Brain Rules, a strategic vision and a portfolio of assets for creating value into the future. Allison Arieff goes […]

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What every 15-year-old knows about media

Here’s what Mathew Robson, a a 15-year-old in the UK, wrote in a report for Morgan Stanley that has high-paid researchers, media execs and financial analysts wondering what they do for a living: Radio: With online sites streaming music for free they do not bother, as services such as last.fm do this advert free and users […]

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