Do Agile and Lean not work as you expected in your organization? Most people are missing a critical piece of the puzzle. (Keep reading or BUY THE BOOK).

Five years ago, Tim’s company started to pay some serious lip service to being “lean.” It had started after management and HR…


Three Metrics-Driven Steps to Build a Successful Business

I remember cracking the bright blue, hardcover, first edition copy of The Lean Startup by Eric Reis in 2012. …


Medicare For All means more than you think and is a pragmatic answer to how to effectively transform public safety in this country

The call to “Defund the Police” is a righteous one, but one that commentators and spectators have 1) a hard time understanding and 2) a hard time…


A New and Practical Solution to Improving Education

It is my job to convince you, dear reader, of a simple but profoundly beneficial plan to improve education in the US and around the world. …


How to be kind and virtuous in complex times

We shut down most of society because of an outbreak of COVID-19. However, new data shows that COVID-19 is only 2–3x more dangerous than the seasonal flu and, in retrospect, blanket shelter-in-place orders were an overreaction. …


A no-BS guide to what to buy when starting off oil painting ($150–$200)

I started to learn how to paint with oil paints over Christmas last year (2019). …


A How-To Guide for Inequity and Exploitation

Economics considers any product or service to be the summation of the Factors of Production. These factors are classically:

  1. Labor—the labor that went into producing a product or service, as well as the labor that went into developing the recipe for the product…

I was sick of it, so I made a better one

TLDR: I redesigned the business model canvas so it is easier to use: download link here.

So the business model canvas, you’ve probably seen, or you should put some plastic down because your head is about to explode.

It’s…


Higher education fails in one major way: they don’t train students in 21st century job-ready hard skills. Here’s how to fix that.

There are 5 Hard Skills the mastery of which will set you up to get a job and succeed in almost any business context. …


Could Medicare for All, Mass Transit, and Housing together be a better plan than Yang’s Universal Basic Income?

TLDR: Three programs: medicare for all, mass transit, and building more housing would lower the average cost of living by ~$1500. $500 more than a $1000 per month basic income.

Andrew Yang…

Braus Blog

On Leadership, Education, and Green-Banana Ideas (almost…

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