PRIDE LIMITS SUCCESS

(*information obtained from the book “A More Beautiful Question”) The desire to be known for something hinders you from connecting with others, who could potentially help you solve problems. I say that because, you become selfish with your ideas and you choose to not connect with people because you think they would steal it. I … Continue reading PRIDE LIMITS SUCCESS

Creating Minimum Viable Products

(*information obtained from the book “A More Beautiful Question”) The rapid test-and-learn approach Eric Ries suggests that entrepreneurs, existing companies or anyone trying to create something new and innovative must find ways to constantly experiment and quickly put new ideas out into the world for public consumption, rather than devoting extensive resources and time to … Continue reading Creating Minimum Viable Products

Can contextual inquiry solve our problems?

(*information obtained from the book “A More Beautiful Question”) The wrong question is asked, based on incomplete information or faulty assumptions, often because those formulating the questions are too far removed from the problem they're trying to solve. One of the best ways to overcome this is try to close the distance between the questioner … Continue reading Can contextual inquiry solve our problems?

How To Fail Forward

(*information obtained from the book “A More Beautiful Question”) With failing forward, the trick is to go from one failure to another, with no loss of enthusiasm. You must be thinking, how can someone learn to perform the trick of "failing enthusiastically"? Anytime you are experimenting and things don't go as planned, instead of looking … Continue reading How To Fail Forward

A case of ” Vuja De’

(*information obtained from the book “A More Beautiful Question”) Deja Vu | is the feeling that one has lived through the present situation before. This is a French phrase that translates literally as "already seen".  Vuja De | is when you look at something familiar and suddenly see it fresh, like you never saw it before. … Continue reading A case of ” Vuja De’

Stepping back helps us move forward

(*information obtained from the book “A More Beautiful Question”) The term stepping back is often used when we talk about questioning; step back and ask why, step back and reconsider, and so forth. But what are we stepping back from? When stepping back we need to distance ourselves from our assumptions and expertise; you have … Continue reading Stepping back helps us move forward