Read two new Don Norman pieces at Fast Company

Design researcher and usability expert Don Norman wrote a new piece and was interviewed at FastCo: • Technology Forces Us To Do Things We’re Bad At. Time To Change How Design Is Done • What Apple, Google, And Tesla Get Wrong

Gretchen Rubin named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People

Be Inspired By These Creative Leaders Who Are Changing The World Happiness Project author Gretchen Rubin has been named one of Fast Company’s new Most Creative People… Gretchen Rubin is the author of many books, including the New York Times best-sellers Happier at Home and The Happiness Project. Her books have sold more than a… Read more »

W. Brian Arthur: The Most Important Economic Theory In Tech

Fast Company has profiled W. Brian Arthur on the anniversary of his “Increasing Returns and the New World of Business,” one of “Harvard Business Review’s most influential articles ever.” A shallow understanding of the way these companies had exploited increasing returns led to a form of abuse. “The only thing I would change about that… Read more »

Read Scott Behson at Fast Company

Scott Behson has published a new piece at Fast Company, “One Super-Easy Way To Advocate For Parental Leave.” For a long time, I’ve advocated that we working dads need to be more vocal and visible in addressing work and family concerns. This way, we make it more comfortable for men, their coworkers, employers, spouses, and… Read more »

Bob Nease’s The Power of Fifty Bits is out now

Bob Nease’s book The Power of Fifty Bits: The New Science of Turning Good Intentions into Positive Results is out now. It has been highlighted at that following media outlets: • Fast Company: In the end, goals are probably overrated. “We may spend too much time thinking about goals,” says Nease. “What matters is behaviors. That’s… Read more »

New speaker Marina Krakovsky at Fast Company

Our latest speaker, Marina Krakovsky has a new book out today, The Middleman Economy: How Brokers, Agents, Dealers, and Everyday Matchmakers Create Value and Profit. To mark the occasion, read her piece, “In Defense of the Middlemen” in Fast Company here.

Read Carson Tate’s latest at Fast Company

Carson Tate has a new piece up at Fast Company. We’re in the midst of a trendy office design renaissance. Swings, picnic tables, moss-covered walls, and carpet-covered bunk-bed nooks are replacing the stale cubicles, sterile walls, and uncomfortable, rolling chairs. Employers are finally starting to recognize that physical space matters not only to the quality… Read more »

Read Heidi Grant Halvorson at Fast Company

Heidi has published an adapted excerpt from her latest book, No One Understands You and What to Do About It: “HOW TO APOLOGIZE LIKE YOU REALLY MEAN IT.” You promised your boss you would complete an important assignment on time, and you realize you were wrong and it’s going to be late. You leave a… Read more »

Read an excerpt of Gretchen Rubin’s new book at Fast Company

Gretchen just released her new book Better Than Before, and Fast Company has published an excerpt on how to schedule habit change into your daily routine. The Strategy of Scheduling, of setting a specific, regular time for an activity to recur, is one of the most familiar and powerful strategies of habit formation. Scheduling makes… Read more »