“The Slayer of Mediocrity.” That’s what I called myself when I first started posting stuff online. Eventually, people on Twitter started calling me Innovation Insurgent, and it stuck. My belief is that humans have inherent attitudes and beliefs that drive us toward mediocrity; I started taking an interest in how to combat these attitudes and beliefs.
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10 Steps to Develop an Innovative Mindset in Your Business
Mindset is everything. And, developing an innovative mindset is a critical step towards success in today’s fast-paced and ever-changing business world. To be innovative means to bring new ideas and solutions to the table, to think outside the box, and to continuously strive for improvement.
4 Approaches To Sharpen Your Thinking and Get Better Ideas
Do you often come to the same answer as most people? The same conclusion? Most people do. This is because they read the same stuff, talk to people who are similar to them and don’t question their assumptions. Social media has created a bubble devoid of critical thinking which drives people to the same conclusions.
10 Strategies For Changing Your Perspective
It’s all a matter of perspective. Perspective is worth more than IQ. Cliche’s you’ve heard before; they true. Having and gaining perspective is part of growing up, few people take full control of enhacing it and most don’t.
Embrace Feeling Dumb
I don’t know. Great!, that’s where you want to start, I said. Society rewards experience, expertise, having all the answers. But better answers aren’t found in the domain of old ideas, they’re found when we actively question what we think we know and venture outside our field of expertise.
ChatGPT Wrote This Article About First Principles Thinking
How To Turn Ordinary Ideas Into More Unique Ideas
Ideas are a dime a dozen. Ideas don’t matter, execution does. You’ve heard this before. But ideas do matter. Recognizing whether it’s a good or bad one, and making it better. Entrepreneurs and venture capitalists live here. Recently, a friend of mine who works at an accelerator confided to me that the organization has finally started thinking more deeply about the quality of the ideas that they get pitched.