WeThink

I am excited to announce the launch of a new project that we are calling WeThink. What is it? WeThink is a conversation about innovation and the future — an effort to explore new ideas and promote solutions to the challenges that our society is facing. What’s the big deal? If you follow our work […]

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Homage to a machine and a visionary

Before we’re swept away (oops, but that seems to have happened already) by the unveiling of Apple’s tablet we ought to pay homage to technologies before the iPad and visionaries before Steve Jobs. The original messiah machine: the Mac Plus. Introduced in 1986, this little beauty brought a revolution in publication design. It came standard […]

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OneWebDay: A toast to the net

The internet is a wondrous anomaly, a technical and creative achievement grander than the Tower of Babel, an infinite tangle of knowledge, ideals, data, entertainment, beauty, trivia, terror, news, noise, hubris, despair. It’s a cultural blender, a mixmaster archive crammed with visions, twits and everyday things. Andrew NachisonAndrew Nachison is founder of We Media. He […]

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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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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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Alan Webber and Dan Pink in conversation

We Media members, readers, fans and friends are invited to breakfast and a conversation with Fast Company magazine founder Alan Webber and best-selling author Dan Pink. When: 8 am – 10 am Tuesday, June 2, 2009 Where: The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner, 1700 Tysons Blvd. McLean, VA USA To register: Click here. The Washington Board of […]

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My Business Book Challenge

Over on my Fast Company Experts blog, I have issued a challenge. Here is what I wrote: I have come to the conclusion that most (maybe all) business and strategy books are useless. They over-generalize. They offer little value. I go in with such high expectations, based on reviews and descriptions, and am almost universally […]

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