Four Common Denominators of the Innovator’s Attitude #4: Doing Trumps Thinking, but Thinking Comes First.

doing trumps thinking

In last week’s post I wrote about disruption… and the importance of steering by your inner compass if you want to be disruptive. Elon musk is one of the most disruptive thinkers of our time, and yet when he describes his day, he says this: “I don’t spend my time pontificating about high-concept things; I spend my time solving engineering and manufacturing problems.”  It’s clear. Innovation is about doing. The actions you take in the world...

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Success has 2 personalities: Why you need both

In last week’s post, I asked you to define your success formula and score yourself at the end of the week according to how your activities added up. (If you didn’t see that post, have a quick look and create your own personal formula for success now.)   This week I have four questions for you. What’s your formula? How did you score? Is it working? If not, what’s missing? Success is something you must define for yourself. For the relief worker, it’s saving lives....

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