(*information obtained from the book “A More Beautiful Question”) Pg. 162 & 163 Bertrand Russell the philospher once said, In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you take for granted. Usually, mission statements in the corporate world are taken for granted, ignored, and occasionally … Continue reading Mission Statement v. Question Statement
(*information obtained from the book “A More Beautiful Question”) Question storming focus less on volume and moves more quickly to improving the questions generated by the group, by opening closed questions and closing opened ones. The key is to converge around the best questions. However, with brain storming many ideas are tossed out, but the … Continue reading Question Storming
(*information obtained from the book “A More Beautiful Question”) What is a Deferred-Life Plan? A deferred-life plan is when ambitious young entrepreneurs devote themselves entirely to making money in the present, so that at some later point they'll have the means to pursue what really matters to them once they take the time to figure … Continue reading Deferred-Life Plan
We all need a Tortoise Enclosure. A tortoise enclosure is that sheltered, quiet place where you can go for extended periods to think without interruption. This place can enable oneself to write or engage in other creative activities, but going to the tortoise enclosure can also enable deep questioning which is a form of creative … Continue reading Tortoise Enclosure
(*information obtained from the book “A More Beautiful Question”) People are too busy doing things to actually ask why they're doing them, that habit seems to be formed early in their life. As mentioned in the earlier post called " No Time to Evaluate" people nowadays don't have much time to evaluate what they are … Continue reading Mindless Doing
(*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
(*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
(*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?
(*information obtained from the book “A More Beautiful Question”) The Five Whys methodology originated in Japan and is credited to Sakihi Toyoda, the founder of Toyota Industries. Toyota used the practice of asking why five times in a succession as a means of getting to the root of a particular manufacturing problem. For example, a … Continue reading The 5 Whys
I was watching Joe Rogan podcast and he was interviewing Kevin Hart. Click Here to Watch https://youtu.be/QiqYXEyU5I8 Kevin Hart was talking about the keys to success and even though the whole video was phenomenal and inspirational. He said something that really stood out to me, mainly because it is my same viewpoint on life. He … Continue reading WHY NOT?