Four Common Denominators of the Innovator’s Attitude #2: Give up the Good for the Great.

Give up the Good for the Great

“Whenever anything is being accomplished, it is being done, I have learned, by a monomaniac with a mission.” – Peter Drucker Richard Branson started an airline because his plane from Puerto Rico to his lover in the British Virgin Islands was cancelled. Mark Zuckerberg created the first version of Facebook to help students find hot dates. Elon Musk started Tesla to reduce global warming.  Innovators are driven to make things better, and they take risks on...

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Home Away from Home: Creating What’s Next from What’s Not Working

In last week’s blog, I invited you to look at the rest of this year in terms of what you want to create. This week, with 80 days left until 2012, I begin a series of posts that will take you around the Wheel in 80 days. My intention is to offer you a framework you can use to achieve something new by the end of this year, and to find your own true nature on the journey. Today, I begin where the creative process begins, at Home. In the Wheel of Creativity, Home = the Status...

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