Although many people think that brilliant ideas will come to them while they sit and wait or in their dreams, actually there’s a process that leads to innovation and creativity.
We must work, test and probably fail a few times, before we finally succeed.
This really insightful and inspiring step by step guide will teach you how to be innovative.
Just like there’s a process for creating a website or developing an app, there’s a tried and tested process for coming up with a business idea that is interesting, innovative, and has a better than average chance at success.
“Why is it so important to work on a problem you have? Among other things, it ensures the problem really exists. It sounds obvious to say you should only work on problems that exist. And yet by far the most common mistake startups make is to solve problems no one has.”
— Paul Graham
“Write out everything you know about the subject as if you were teaching it to someone else. Not your smart friend but rather a toddler. This may sound silly, but this part is incredibly important and has worked wonders for me learning new things.”
— Nir Eyal
Back in 2004, if you’d asked most people over the age of 25 if they would be interested in publishing their lives semi-publicly on the internet, they would have been horrified. But college students? Most definitely.
If Mark Zuckerberg has listened to the ‘experts’ at the time instead of the users, there would be no Facebook (for better or for worse).
Read the entire article here: Crew™