"An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.”
- Feel free to live life out of order, or preferably in your own order
- Since prior precedence is still evolving, mentor and co-mentor as you go
- Find your unique empathy for the human condition and you will find your drive to innovation
- See and be seen for your ongoing ideas of contribution
- Don’t be afraid to move toward people who intimidate you in your profession, or in your life
Have you ever found yourself explaining hashtags to someone whose only connection with the word is as a telephone button? Internet language has evolved considerably over the past few years as social media has taken off. Hashtags are a huge part of this evolution. What once was a telephone button is… http://ift.tt/1qg15je
"Art is just art. Art is making. It’s just doing. It’s delightful. Stop judging yourself."
— Kevin O’Malley.
A Conference Call in Real Life
We get this a lot: big companies bringing us in to shake things up, because they want to be more creative, because they want to be more innovative, etc. The one thing most of our clients have in common is that none of them suffer from lack of talent or money or great products. Their problems tend to be cultural. Maybe they spend too much time in meetings. Or too much time watching their backs and playing politics. Or perhaps none of them even particularly like each other - I’ve seen this many times before. So the next time you decide your business needs to be more innovative (don’t they all?), your first job is not to do a re-org or hire a bunch of outside contractors. Your first job is to change your mindset, change your culture. Like the cartoon says, innovation is mindset. Exactly. (via Innovation is Mindset)
INSPIRATION by Enrique Pacheco