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Nov 29, 2018

WeWork & Starbucks Agree: Father Knows Best

Arrogance Has Founders Seeing Red (Cups, Meat, and Eyes) By Ed Lynes Of the icons that mark the holiday season, few are more celebrated than the Starbucks Red Cup. Communities […]

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Nov 16, 2018

Find Your Constant and Pivot with Purpose

By Hannah Landers The scene is familiar in any popular bar on a weekend night: the crowd is four-or-five people deep, and there’s a single bartender trying to keep up […]

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Jan 2, 2018

Put Your Customer in the Driver’s Seat

Ford Knows the Customers They Want — And They’re Willing to Toss Them the Keys   By Kelly Sarabyn For passionate drivers who wanted to add the 2017 Ford GT […]

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Sep 26, 2017

Villains in the Valley: How America’s Innovators Have Lost Their Way

By Zach Kliger Silicon Valley startup Bodega believed they could reinvent the traditional corner store as a glorified vending machine — and they were very, very wrong. As soon as […]

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Oct 18, 2016

Seeking disruption? Tap the Secrets of Shaolin

What to learn from Witty, Unpredictable Talent And Natural Game. By Ed Lynes “If you living in the world today You been hearing the slang that the Wu-Tang say.” In […]

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Jan 4, 2016

It’s Okay to Cheat on Your Business

By Ed Lynes You are in a committed relationship with your business. You spend more hours a week together than you do with any living person, and its your primary […]

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Sep 21, 2015

8 Things I Learned the Hard Way as a Startup Founder

This post was originally published by Woden partner Ed Lynes September 9 on LinkedIn. Woden finally unleashed our new website upon the world today. It’s amazing to consider that about 18 months […]

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May 5, 2015

What Story is TIDAL, Jay-Z’s Streaming Service, telling?

A few weeks ago, Jay-Z stood alongside an A-list of pop stars and announced a “movement” to “change the course of history.” Jay, with the First Lady of Hip Hop […]

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Apr 1, 2015

Why Kendrick Lamar Should Be Your Next Marketing Director

For the last two weeks, the music and pop-culture worlds have been abuzz over the release of hip-hop wunderkind Kendrick Lamar’s new full length LP, “To Pimp a Butterfly”. Late […]

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