Tag Archives: Why

The Point of Education

The point of education is not to learn from a predetermined set of knowledge. Nor is it to learn how to learn or how to fish for yourself. The point of education is to learn how to teach yourself.

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Vision’s All You’ve Got

You might hire the smartest data scientists available. You might develop a product that has benefits that push all the user buttons. You might price that product perfectly. You might distribute it perfectly. You might create the most clever campaign … Continue reading

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Real Innovation…

…changes the courses of industries, if not society. Real innovation gives us the lightbulb, Linux, and the Internet. Real innovation also breaks your company’s current profit model, organizational structure and strategies. Real innovation is also messy, scary and “dangerous” to … Continue reading

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Business = People

“If you don’t understand people, you don’t understand business.” Simon Sinek hits the nail on the head in an important talk at Behance’s recent design conference. Worth the time and it all starts with Why?

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The Power of a Strong “Why” Statement

“Why are you here?”  That’s my first interview question.  It’s surprising how many people get rattled out of the gate by that question.  Yet if you bump into an American in Paris tomorrow and ask the same question, you get … Continue reading

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Marketing Ain’t Stealing

Simon Sinek’s post today covers a couple of faux products he purchased recently by mistake.  His mistake.  The companies that he purchased these products from had full intent of stealing his money by selling fake products and, ironically, destroying their … Continue reading

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