The Cost of Market Research

When important decisions need to be made, instead of asking “Can I afford to do research?” you need to ask “Can I afford to NOT do research?”

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You Don’t Need Permission

Through the years, entrepreneurs, consultants, and inspirational speakers have turned over ideas about the value of collaboration. The benefits and best practices of working together have been the subject of many a corporate initiative and TED Talk, and the default...

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Don’t Assume That You’re the Same

Decision-making can be based off intuition, or evidence. Most decisions are informed primarily by the former, as sound evidence can be difficult (and often expensive) to gather. Truly, there is nothing wrong with making decisions based on hard earned experience....

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Ideas Are Like Pistachios

In the context of creative work, ideas are like pistachios.  It takes a little effort to unshell them, and some can be particularly tough to crack open.  The harder we try on a stubborn pistachio, the harder it seems to open, and once we finally get our hands on the...

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