“Once we acknowledge that the measurable, objective job might be taken by an app, we have to make service dramatically better than self-service, or else this job is gone. If it’s not special, don’t bother.”—Seth Godin
“In school, we teach kids to try out, to work to make the cut, to suck it up and give up when they don’t. We forget to teach them that the better approach (the adult, real world approach) is to just start your own team.”—Seth Godin
“In our attempt to create world-changing products we often want to create something the world has never seen. But product innovation isn’t about new products that solve new problems. Product innovation is about new products that solve existing problems better than they’re currently solved.”—Joshua Porter.
“Then you have a child, an event that is culturally and almost biologically designed to deliver you an epiphany. Because I have played hundreds of hours of RPGs, my epiphany was framed a certain way: I’m not the PC anymore. I’m the NPC in my daughter’s life.”—Felix Threepaper, from “From PC to NPC”, in my home away from home Gamers With Jobs.
I think all us gaming parents can identify with this.
“If we can create efficiencies in that which is mundane, then we accelerate our paths to happiness. The companies that will ultimately do well are the companies that chase happiness. If you find a way to help people find love, or health or friendship, the dollar will chase that.”—Ashton Kutcher’s investment strategy (via brandmentalist)
While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement calling my present activities “unwise and untimely.” Seldom do I pause to answer criticism of my work and ideas. If I sought to answer all the criticisms that cross my…