Podcast Of The Week: “Heartburn” By Nora Ephron

heartburn by nora ephron cover

Ok, it’s an audiobook, but it’s short enough to only be a few podcasts long at <6 hours. Somebody out there needs this. Either because life and relationships are hard, adulting is confusing, or your vinaigrette recipe needs an update. Nora Ephron’s “Heartburn” is like a coming-of-middle-age story. It’s about dealing with failed or failing … Continue reading Podcast Of The Week: “Heartburn” By Nora Ephron

Podcast Of The Week: A Heartfelt Hot Dog Stand Review

John Green's name spelled in Mustard on a hotdog, pictured here over the Icelandic flag

John Green always wanted to visit Iceland for two reasons: He’s fascinated by tiny nations, andhis publisher raved about a hot dog stand there. Are you in yet? He pretty much had me at hot dog recommendations. What can I say? On the Anthropocene Reviewed podcast, ep. 34, “Icelandic Hot Dog Stand and Signing Your … Continue reading Podcast Of The Week: A Heartfelt Hot Dog Stand Review

California Rolls And The Power Of “Familiar But Different”

Nir Eyal says, “People don’t want something truly new, they want the familiar done differently.” When we’re explaining our products and services to others, this is one of the simplest and most important insights to remember.  Whenever someone isn’t “getting it,” we should troubleshoot what we’re doing to determine if our message isn’t different enough from something … Continue reading California Rolls And The Power Of “Familiar But Different”