Posts Tagged ‘Steve Jobs’

Train In Vain

14Oct17

“In business, if you realize you’ve made a bad decision, you change it”. That’s a quote from Richard Branson. This week he announced that his Virgin Group has invested in Hyperloop One. They’re a company that wants to bring Elon Musk’s magnetically-propelled high-speed transport system to life. A hyperloop is a pod that travels through […]


If you want to succeed, you have to be a freak. Evolution happens because of freaks. When the environment changes, the herd is thinned and the only ones that survive are the mutants who are suited to the new environment. Survival of the fittest is really survival of the freaks. Elvis was a freak, so […]


I got a big reaction a couple of days ago to a blog I posted called, “Radio needs a Steve Jobs”. I pointed out that commercial radio is being run by sales and marketing people and their focus is not on delivering great content. In an interview recorded in 1995, Steve Jobs said that sales […]


What you see, depends on what you’re looking for. Today I watched an interview with Steve Jobs recorded in 1995. What he had to say included some great lessons for radio. Central to the development of the personal computer was the pioneering work being done at Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center, which Steve first visited […]


Fruit Fly

08Jun14

You’ll be glad to know that my new computer finally arrived. It was only a day late but that’s not the point. They still haven’t been in touch to find out if it was actually delivered or not. They had me fill in an email survey the morning after it was supposed to be here […]


Why do people say they want to “go with the flow”? Nothing worth having comes easy or accidentally. Positive changes can only be made by going where the flow doesn’t go. I agree with what Ricky Gervais had to say on the subject a few years ago. He said, “I don’t know what happiness is […]