Stay hungry, my friend (by @asanwal)

 from his @cbinsights June, 6th newsletterBeing hungry means many things.It is ambition, resourcefulness, scrappiness, having a get-isht-done attitude, etc.It is very tied to humility as well, because it means realizing that no matter how many nice things people now say about us, we’re still 0.1% of the way towards what we could build. Hunger hates [...]

Benefits of the Purpose-Driven Workplace

5 Studies on the Benefits of the Purpose-Driven Workplace - IDEO U1. Lower Risk of Death2. More Fulfilled at Work3. Higher Employee Retention4. Meaning over Recognition5. Higher Returns for Purpose-Driven CompaniesThe Invisible Hand: Companies & PurposeIn The Wealth of Nations and The Theory of Moral Sentiments, Adam Smith introduced the idea of “the invisible hand,” how markets and [...]

is the world coming to an end?

I quote one of the last Peter Diamandis' newsletters… as it sets up the right mindset (in my opinion) to "front facing" the future.We’re living in a period of rapid change, and over the next 5 years, we’re going to see significant disruptive advancements that will reshape the world as we know it. So many people fear [...]

Abundance… Why the World Is Better Than Ever & Will Get Better Still

Why the World Is Better Than Ever—and Will Get Better StillIn the last hundred years, we’ve seen the average human life expectancy nearly double, the global GDP per capita rise exponentially, and childhood mortality drop 10-fold.…“In the hands of smart and driven innovators, science and technology take things which were once scarce and make them abundant and accessible to [...]

Lecciones aprendidas emprendiendo

 por Francisco J. Martín ( @aficionado ) fundador de @bigmlcomFrancisco inició su carrera como becario del MEC en el departamento de Sistemas Informáticos y Computación de la UPV y después en el Instituto de Investigación en Inteligencia Artificial del Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC).En 1999 fundó iSOCO-Intelligent Software Components, uno de los primeros spin-offs del CSIC.En [...]

How to Take a Full-Page Screenshot (with Chrome)

by @zapier How to Take a Full-Page ScreenshotStart by using the shortcut pairs below—enter the first shortcut, followed by the second—depending on your operating system:On Mac1. Alt + Command + I2. Command + Shift + POn Windows/Linux/Chrome OS1. Ctrl + Shift + I2. Ctrl + Shift + PThese keyboard shortcuts will open Chrome's developer menu. Just type "screenshot" and you'll see the option appear to "capture full size screenshot." Simply select this and Chrome will automatically [...]

How to Unlock Insightful Conversation

6 Tips from IDEO Designers on How to Unlock Insightful Conversation - IDEO U1. Always say yes to an offer. Whether the other person offers you a glass of water, snacks, or even a tour of their home, you should always accept.2. Wear generic clothing. Oftentimes, clothing can communicate social status, or reflect personal taste [...]

The Scale Fallacy

The Scale Fallacy (And How I Learned the Value of Success That Was Steady, Not Spectacular)Services businesses don’t scale because they are based on manpower: to double your revenue, you need to double the hours worked. Unless there is unused capacity, that means doubling the size of your team. And that’s just to achieve 2x [...]

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