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Design Thinking

3 Apr

Did the designer understand the problem, frame it in a way that exploration
could potentially lead to a good solution, find such a solution within the solution space, and
deliver an artifact* consistent with the plan?

4 Stages of Design

*Artifact to be used in the broad and atypical sense to describe any product of intentional creation, including physical goods, services, software, graphics, buildings, landscapes, organizations, and processes. These artifacts can be categorized into domains, within which specialization of design methods can be useful. KARL T. ULRICH

Source: http://opim.wharton.upenn.edu/~ulrich/ulrichbook-10Aug12.pdf

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Well said..often misunderstood

3 Apr

 

 

Warren Buffett

“When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact.” Warren Buffett

The Courage to Create

27 Feb

Excerpt from the book “The Courage to Create,” by Rollo May;

“I would walk twenty miles to listen to my worst enemy if I could learn something.” Leibnitz

David Foster Wallace

11 Dec

The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day…. The only thing that’s capital-T True is that you get to decide how you’re going to try to see it. You get to consciously decide what has meaning and what doesn’t…. The trick is keeping the truth up-front in daily consciousness.

The Power of Negative Thinking…?

11 Dec

Research by Saras Sarasvathy, an associate professor of business administration at the University of Virginia, suggests that learning to accommodate feelings of uncertainty is not just the key to a more balanced life but often leads to prosperity as well. For one project, she interviewed 45 successful entrepreneurs, all of whom had taken at least one business public. Almost none embraced the idea of writing comprehensive business plans or conducting extensive market research.

They practiced instead what Prof. Sarasvathy calls “effectuation.” Rather than choosing a goal and then making a plan to achieve it, they took stock of the means and materials at their disposal, then imagined the possible ends. Effectuation also includes what she calls the “affordable loss principle.” Instead of focusing on the possibility of spectacular rewards from a venture, ask how great the loss would be if it failed. If the potential loss seems tolerable, take the next step

Source- http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147333270637790.html?mod=WSJ_article_outbrain&obref=obinsite

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Get The Fck Out

30 Nov

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Dreams of Attraction

26 Nov

“Dream lofty dreams and as you dream so shall you become.”
—James Allen

HT: Paul Mark Sutherland

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