What You Need To Develop Some Grand New Thing

Saturday, December 27th, 2008

“If you want to set off and go develop some grand new thing, you don’t need millions of dollars of capitalization. You need enough pizza and Diet Coke to stick in your refrigerator, a cheap PC to work on and the dedication to go through with it. — John Carmack

Think Different, Change The Rules, Be A Revolutionary

Saturday, October 4th, 2008

“Think different in order to change the rules. By definition, if you don’t change the rules, you aren’t a revolutionary, and if you don’t think different, you won’t change the rules.    — Guy Kawasaki ; ‘Rules For Revolutionaries‘

Just Get On The Bike…

Saturday, September 6th, 2008

“The key is to just get on the bike, and the key to getting on the bike… is to stop thinking about ‘there are a bunch of reasons I might fall off’ and just hop on and peddle the damned thing. You can pick up a map, a tire pump, and better footwear along the [...]

Design What You Would Like To Use

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

“When all else fails, go back to the most basic rule of product development: Design what you would like to use. At least you know there’s one customer for your product. This is more than most researchers can identify. — Guy Kawasaki ; ‘Rules For Revolutionaries‘

Ideas Need Immediate Action

Saturday, August 2nd, 2008

“Most ideas are stillborn and need the breath of life injected into them through definite plans of immediate action. The time to nurse an idea is at the time of it’s birth. Every minute it lives gives it a better chance of surviving. The fear of criticism is at the bottom of the destruction of [...]

The True Entrepreneur Is A Doer Not A Dreamer

Saturday, July 12th, 2008

“The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer. — Nolan Bushnell ; founder [...]

Conserve The Possibility To Try Again

Friday, July 4th, 2008

“Research has shown, in fact, that the vast majority of successful new business ventures abandoned their original business strategies when they began implementing their initial plans and learned what would work and what would not work in their market. The dominant difference between successful ventures and failed ones, generally, is not the astuteness of their [...]

On Going The Extra Mile

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

“When you reach an obstacle, turn it into an opportunity. You have the choice. You can overcome and be a winner, or you can allow it to overcome you and be a loser. The choice is yours and yours alone. Refuse to throw in the towel. Go that extra mile that failures refuse to travel. [...]

Study And Listen To Reactions To Your Product

Saturday, June 7th, 2008

“Studying and listening to people’s reactions to the product, to how it’s packaged and how it’s priced, can make the difference between a thriving business and a warehouse of inert inventory. A product isn’t for everyone, it’s for someone. — Seth Godin ; ‘The Big Moo‘

Simplicity, Value And Quality

Sunday, June 1st, 2008

“Consumers will only be drawn to the smaller, less functional product if they perceive it to be more valuable than a bigger version of the product with more features. Thus the perception of quality becomes a critical factor when making the choice of less over more. — John Maeda ; ‘The Laws of Simplicity‘

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