Where Is Your Security?

The Olympics are in London this year, but in the U.S. we’re gearing up for our own non-stop spectator sport. It’s a lot like a reality show, complete with advertising and corporate sponsorship. Many candidates ent... Read More

Getting to Ashgabat

I often think in airport codes, and I know at least a couple hundred of them by memory. Name an airport, even a fairly obscure one, and there’s a good chance I know its shorthand. But even I was stumped when it came to ... Read More

There’s A Letter You Need To Write

Dear Reader, I found these letters in a beautiful book based off this website. There are a variety of stories expressed in the letters, some hopeful and some painful. I thought I’d share a few with you below. Reading th... Read More

On the Road Again: Austin to Turkmenistan

Greetings from Austin, Texas. Later today I’ll be presenting the first public debut of The $100 Startup here at the SXSW Interactive Festival. If you’re around, drop by Convention Center Ballroom G at 5pm local ti... Read More

The One-Page Career Cheat Sheet

Are you happy in your job? This fun resource—a one-page, “career cheat sheet”—from Sarah K. Peck can help you think through the question in a structured way. Sarah published this chart last month and has recei... Read More

Warning Signs

People will take over your life if you let them. How do they do it? Step 1: They begin by taking over your time. “This will only take a minute…” “Can we have a quick call to discuss…” “We’d like to get your in... Read More