Hwang uses the metaphor of the rainforest to talk about innovation and creativity, and he starts by comparing it to the plantation, where crops are raised like a business.
It might seem counterintuitive to take career advice from someone who has made his living poking fun of work. But Scott Adams, creator of the Dilbert cartoon series, is a deep thinker (as most funny people are.) His recent Wall Street Journal essay on goals is a great example of inspired career advice.
Some estimates put the number of cubicles in offices throughout the U.S. at over 13,500,000. The much-maligned flexible office space has been the staple of satire for years, most notably in Scott Adam’s Dilbert comic strip. Cubicles have become a symbol of underpaid, overworked and underappreciated workers over the past 40 years since their invention.