The Subtractive Art Of Todd Clarke

Every once in a while you get an unexpected gift from out of nowhere. I was the lucky recipient of such a gift: a beautiful 1-page visual summary of The Laws of Subtraction by Todd Clarke. It speaks for itself. I like it for several reasons, not the least of which is Todd’s mad ability. […]

Hope To See You At SXSW 2013!

I’m looking forward to my first visit to SXSW. My schedule’s never permitted me to attend, and this is my first opportunity to speak. Unfortunately, my schedule doesn’t permit me more than one day: Saturday, March 9. I’ll be speaking for 20 minutes at 11:30 AM in Ballroom G of the Austin Convention Center, followed […]

Subtraction in the Media

Over the weekend (on Superbowl Sunday!) MSNBC ran a short interview with me about The Laws of Subtraction on Your Business with host J.J. Ramberg. All in all, it was a great month for media publicity. Here’s the rundown of all articles, TV, and podcast appearances…enjoy (if you haven’t already)…just click on the titles or images. MSNBC […]

The Art of Adding By Taking Away (New York Times!)

This past weekend was a high point in my career, having an essay published in the Sunday Business section, in the feature column Preoccupations. My essay is entitled “The Art of Adding By Taking Away.” (Click to enjoy!)

Doubling Down on Less(ness)

In 1969, the year in which he won the Nobel Prize in Literature, Irish dramatist Samuel Beckett (pictured above) published a short piece of experimental prose entitled Sans in French. He then rewrote the piece in English and called it Lessness. It begins this way: Ruins true refuge long last towards which so many false […]