Large companies prefer to play it safe, to avoid career-damaging failure and financial write-offs. They avoid experimentation. Everybody loves to talk about innovation. It’s the sexiest topic in business, but it takes more courage than most people realize. Most firms don’t tolerate or support failure and never will. The big question for you is: Are […]
Collisions are the fundamental life-giving processes of the universe. Ideas are no different.
Ideas mate with other ideas to produce idea children. Read other ideas. Compare your new ideas with your old ideas. The best ideas come from collisions between newer and older ideas. James Altucher
The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking.
Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. […]
In most people’s vocabularies, design means veneer. It’s interior decorating. It’s the fabric of the curtains and the sofa. But to me, nothing could be further from the meaning of design. Design is the fundamental soul of a man-made creation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service. My […]
That’s been one of my mantras – focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: you have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains. Steve Jobs