Tag Archives: thinking

“I Think” vs. “I Know”

We need to be alert to avoid the logical fallacy of “I think… therefore I know…” and use the rigorous and challenging “I know… therefore I think…” The former is comfortable and easy on the ego and so easy to … Continue reading

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Design Your Community

Andrew Chen reminds us this morning to design our community along with our product. This design, as design thinking teaches, should be thoughtful and iterative. The design should not be accidental. Because accidental design is what gets us a customer … Continue reading

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Discovering New Ideas Through Books

My colleague Miten Sampat recently wrote about his college experiences in visiting bookstores and discovering new books and his concerns over the demise of bookstores. He also touts Findings as a service to help with discovery of new ideas. That … Continue reading

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Groupthink: A Caution for Summer Planners

The classic article Groupthink was just brought to my attention via RSS feed. Most of us have heard of the 1952 article, but how many have read it recently or at all? If you’re taking part in summer strategy or … Continue reading

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Crack Open an Academic, Find an Entrepreneur

At PWC’s Diamond Exchange yesterday, where I am the dumbest person in the room and loving it, I heard an interesting assertion by Justin Hall-Tipping. He said that “all university professors are fundamentally entrepreneurs.”  After all, where else can you … Continue reading

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