Make it better. Make it more specific. We often discuss art this way: the artist had something he wanted to express, and then he just,… Read More »Intuition plus Iteration: George Saunders on Writing as Editing
…minor and major contributions… fluctuate together. Those periods in a creator’s life that see the most masterpieces also witness the greatest number of easily forgotten… Read More »Mass production: quality as a function of quantity
This recent blog post from Steve Blank is the best summary of his contribution to thinking about entrepreneurship that I’ve seen. Highly recommended – and… Read More »Steve Blank on lean launchpad and pedagogy for entrepreneurship
When asked at an event if he had more to add on the skill – taste gap: I don’t know… That was something that I… Read More »Ira Glass on the skill – taste gap (2): Do it now
I just came across this 2016 blog post from Stonemaier Games – the people behind the beautiful Wingspan, among others. Recommended. Here’s a snippet: Your… Read More »Jamey Stegmaier (Stonemaier Games): Your Idea is Brilliant; Your Idea is Worthless
I think the libertarian movement has first of all a revolutionary political agenda – and even if it’s not revolutionary, even if they say “We… Read More »David Deutsch on politics, planning and error correction
Discomfort drives vision I think reality is what prompts our vision. More specifically, reality causes discomfort of some kind, which in turn creates a desire… Read More »What prompts vision for change? What drives us to action? What happens next?
I highly recommend this take on how to build a successful MVP in the service of achieving your mission. Available as a podcast here. It’s… Read More »Resource: A Path to the Minimum Viable Product from Shawn Carolan, via Steve Blank