Glass Notes

At Faster Glass, we are fueled by our insatiable curiosity and our desire to propel others by sharing what we've learned. Our posts aim to channel the former to accomplish the latter. 

March 18, 2020

The public health threat from the Coronavirus pandemic is troubling enough in and of itself. Add to it the economic ripple effects of entire sectors grinding to a halt and we start to see a grim picture. Since one person’s spending is another person’s income, the mass layoffs that are already starting in the travel, hotel, and restaurant industries will s...

April 1, 2019

I love this time of year. As a former high school basketball coach, I, along with millions of

others, am captivated by the NCAA basketball tournament. As a fan, it's exciting to watch the games, especially those that go down to the wire. However, as an educator, an

innovation consultant, and a parent, the thing I love most about March Madness is how i...

May 17, 2016

Imagine being at the tail end of a project on which you had invested over two years of your professional life. And now imagine discovering that it’s a spectacular failure in ways you never considered. That was Doug Dietz, an Industrial Designer for GE Healthcare, who shared his story at TEDxSanJoseCA. Dietz, after wrapping up the design and delivery of a...

May 3, 2016

"Evidence was the name we gave to what we had, but what about the things we hadn't found? Sometimes, the things that were missing were of far greater importance."

In Terry Hayes' superb action thriller, I Am Pilgrim, the protagonist is an investigator who acknowledges that 'evidence' doesn't include what wasn't discovered. As much as I enjoyed the story it...

May 2, 2016


VIVIAN enters ultra-expensive women’s clothing store in Beverly Hills.



Do you remember me?

No, I’m sorry.

I was in here yesterday. You wouldn’t wait on me.


You work on commission, right?

Uh, yes.

(Lifts large shopping bags filled with items from other clothing stor...

May 1, 2016

One of my favorite quotes about how 'what we know' can limit us comes from noted historian Daniel Boorstin, who wrote in his classic, The Discoverers, "The great obstacle to discovering the shape of the earth, the continents, and the ocean was not ignorance but the illusion of knowledge." Obviously we need experience and expertise to run our organizations...

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