February 5th, 2016
Episode 211 of 372 episodes
I have a new habit that I truly love: every Sunday night, I post a photo on my Facebook Page of all the books I’ve read that week. Doing this gives me enormous satisfaction. Because of my also-fairly-new habit of quitting any book I don’t enjoy, if you see a book in the photo, it means that I enjoyed it enough to finish it. No matter when I started a book, I post its picture for the week that I finished it. Some weeks I read very little; some weeks, I read a lot. I often read several books at one time (a habit I picked up from my husband). On weeks when I’ve read a lot, people often ask, “How do you read so much?” Some people have even accused me of…not telling the truth. Which I find hilarious, I must say. If you look at the books pictured, you can just tell that I’m telling the truth. But here’s the thing: I have no idea when or how I read. I feel like I have no time to read. In fact, when I was working on Better Than Before, I tried to keep a time log to ...
Jessica Helfand and Michael Bierut explore how design works within complex organizations to shape decisions, ideas, products, and more. Guests include clients from many industries and designers in many fields. Recorded at the Yale School of Management.