The free advice economy; 500-foot baguette; 40,000 robot narrators: Newsletter 8 May 2024
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The free advice economy; 500-foot baguette; 40,000 robot narrators: Newsletter 8 May 2024

Newsletter 43: Free advice is the lubricant of the business world; PRH proprietary AI tool; hybrid insights, plus three people to follow and three books to read. Beyond the old-boy network The working world runs on free advice. This may or may not have been visible to you when you started working, but unless you’re…

The lesson of Kristi Noem: don’t blame the ghostwriter for factual errors

The lesson of Kristi Noem: don’t blame the ghostwriter for factual errors

In South Dakota governor Kristi Noem’s new book No Going Back: The Truth on What’s Wrong with Politics and How We Move America Forward, she describes her meeting with a dictator: “I remember when I met with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. I’m sure he underestimated me, having no clue about my experience staring…

Do hard things; NPS inflation; fake news about book sales: Newsletter 1 May 2024
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Do hard things; NPS inflation; fake news about book sales: Newsletter 1 May 2024

Newsletter 42: Make an effort or fade away, labelling killer foods, don’t trust NPS braggarts, plus three people to follow and three books to read. The effort is the point Everything about our modern world — at least in the prosperous part of it where you probably live — is designed to make things easier….