Rich New Yorkers are paying pro dog hikers to take pets to the country.

No judgement here – I might do it too if I were in the same position. “Call them coddling or overindulgent, but affluent dog owners like the Carillos have given rise to newfangled services like My Dog Hikes and Kristi’s Kanines. For $85 to $130 a day, they will take city dogs hiking in beautiful places like Harriman State Park and South Mountain Reservation, while their owners are cooped up in cubicles.” | learn more

How to combat robocalls.

The good news is there’s a plan called STIR/SHAKEN. The bad news is it’s going to require tech changes at all the carriers across the world. I started reading this because I hate hate hate incoming phone calls these days. I kept reading because it was interesting learning about the challenge of stopping robocalls (most of which originate overseas). | learn more

What is Gemba?

This is really new to me, and I like it. “‘Going to Gemba’ is the act of visiting the shop floor in Lean. Literally translated as ‘The Real Place’, it pushes leadership to understand their own business.” | learn more