Quantity, Quality, and Inactivity

The world bombards us with conflicting advice. On the one hand, we’re told that quantity is the key factor in success.  Malcolm Gladwell’s 10,000 hour rule states that practice is the only path to mastery.  The Beatles played 10,000 hours of gigs in Germany before returning to England and stardom. I’ve certainly leveraged the benefits … Continue reading Quantity, Quality, and Inactivity

Pixar, IDEO, and Innovation

Here are detailed notes from Frans Johansson’s conversation with Ed Catmull of Pixar and Tim Brown of IDEO: PIXAR “The easiest way to make a movie is to do what worked in previous movies. But you won’t end up with an original result. The alternative is to go out into the world and learn from … Continue reading Pixar, IDEO, and Innovation