As Will Dean so insightfully highlighted two evenings ago, the newest luxury goods are experiences.
The dominant conditions surrounding society have made it so. Generally we have less free time which assigns a higher value to anything devote our time to. We also have incrementally more channels to document and share our experiences (facebook, twitter, foursquare, etc).
The humbling result: many people, including myself, actively seek out experiences that provide “humble brag” opportunities.
Immediate examples that come to mind from my life in my quest to become…the most interesting man in the world:
Krav Maga Classes – Will I realistically use any of this? No, …