Andrius Mazeika

Jack of many, master - in progress. Passionate and unorthodox. I take pictures.@AndriusMazeika


Starbucksization of TED

How TED could benefit from better ‘D’


Back in 2007

Back in 2007 founder Howard Schultz warned Starbucks CEO of the commoditization of the Starbucks experience. With outlets on every corner, every mall and every train station, it became inevitable that Starbucks lost its exclusivity. It used to be for selected few. It used…


Unlearning Vocabulary


We take it as a given that workplace is where learning takes place. (ideally)

In most jobs the learning curve is at its steepest in the early days of…


Recipe for driving yourself mad

OR skip this and go for a run instead


The recipe has been tried and tested. Three simple steps guarantee success.


Doing Time

How wrong incentives damage motivation


It is no accident that prison sentences are measured in time. The gravity of punishment mainly depends on the chunk…


We Need More No’s

For character, opinion, filtering out bullshit


As Kevin Ashton wrote in his excellent post, we suck at saying no. We were educated out of it…


On Becoming a Rabbit

Losing 30k and breaking a few myths along the way


Being a Rabbit is immensely enjoyable, both for myself and for others around me, and as any…


Starbucksization of TED

How TED could benefit from better ‘D’


Back in 2007

Back in 2007 founder Howard Schultz warned Starbucks CEO of the commoditization of the Starbucks experience. With outlets on every corner, every mall and every train station, it became inevitable that Starbucks lost its exclusivity. It used to be for selected few. It used…