Tim Horan

Tim Horan and Mark LeBusque discuss the benefits of lone wolves, why playing nice isn’t always nice and how we confuse collaboration with compliance on their podcast episode.
Tim Horan and Mark LeBusque.

My recent conversation with Mark LeBusque on his Simply, Practically Human podcast was a breath of fresh air. No B.S., just two lone wolves meeting up to deeply explore what’s on our minds. If you want to listen to us riff on why playing nice isn’t always nice and how…

Tim Horan at a desk covered in colored pencils, crayons, and markers.
Creative people appear messy and illegible to hiring managers who are solely focussed on process.

The hiring process for creative people is broken. That’s because creativity is viewed with suspicion by organizations today.

If a truly creative person slips through the HR department’s filters, it’s because they’ve had to hide their identity. Businesses need creative people but they’d prefer new hires to follow stale processes…

A drone aircraft firing red Coca-Cola and blue Pepsi soda cans. Digital artwork by Tim Horan.
Blue vs Red politics remind me of the Cola Wars of the 1980s.

I would love to live in a world where we retire the idea of Blue vs Red. The eternal battle between primary colors is a tired concept that’s as dull and unhealthy as the Cola Wars of the 1980s.

Fortunately, I have a new idea which I generously share with…

One of my October 2020 surprises — crutches.

The global ‘health crisis’ has infantilized us. We now accept without question the idea that risk can be excised from our lives like an unwelcome tumor by a skilled surgeon.

We are the child who wails in distress when the scoop of delicious ice-cream atop their cone falls into the…