I start a new adventure at Walmart next week. Here’s why.

It’s scary starting your own company, especially when you’re in your 40s, are the sole breadwinner for the family, and your three kids are nearing college age. When I decided to leave an executive role at Capital One 6…

Why creators—and marketers—need to start telling their truest stories.

Instead of sleeping next to my beautiful wife in our cozy bed, I am curled up on a short couch, my long legs awkwardly dangling over the edge.

In the afternoon, after a frenzy of outreach, press, sharing, and thanking, I…

My co-founder David, and high school engineering consultants Cesare and Quin

Why my latest project — Peak — has been supercharged by the contributions of high schoolers and recent college grads.

“Become friends with the youngest person you can find at work.”

This was the advice Tom Kelley gave to the audience of a design conference I was attending and speaking…

…I figure out what I want to do when I grow up, and switch things up accordingly. I started doing this at Microsoft when a mentor suggested I reflect on my impact and opportunities every 18 months, and then adjust. I remember the exact week. It was early April, 2004…

Dan Makoski

Chief Design Officer at Lloyds Bank. Former Head of Design @Google #ATAP and @Walmart. Founded @ProjectAra. Designed the #og @Microsoft #Surface. #dreamer #doer

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