February 15th, 2016
Episode 215 of 372 episodes
“The sweetest things become the most bitter by excess.” –Democritus This line resonates with me, because one of my Secrets of Adulthood is “Every medicine can turn to poison.” For instance, for most people, sugar itself becomes bitter (figuratively) when consumed in excess. Also Facebook, discipline, caffeine, spending and saving, TV…and habits, of course. Is there any sweet thing in your life that has become bitter? Some medicine that has transformed to poison?
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.