Michael C Hogan

Agile Product Development & Innovation Strategy


“The Trouble with Dilbert”

Norman Solomon critiques the cartoon “Dilbert” in this series of essays collected as “The Trouble with Dilbert”.


Solomon investigates the hypothesis that companies allow Dilbert to be successful, and pay Dilbert’s author to speak at company events, because the cartoon conditions employees to accept a certain set of working conditions as normal so that they will not seek change. Who knows if it’s true, but it’s pretty interesting.


Studio 6 at the Artery

First Friday in 2013 and no better way to spend it than at the Artery.

Located at 627 East Indian School in Phoenix, the Artery is a collective of independent artists that work across an exciting variety of media. From sculpture to paint to photography there is something new every month.

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Publishing Royalties Contract Language

A nice overview of publishing royalties contract language.

Learn what to look for, what to look out for, and get familiar with common publishing contract language.