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Two Stories on Secrets to Learning Faster

Instead of learning lessons the hard way, smart people find stories from others. Here are few examples that have stuck with me.

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Inventing a New Product

The top lessons from my experience making new products and advice for finding clearer focus for your goals.

Humor, Seriously – Great Combo of Science and Business

Approach things lightly and with a playful attitude to add humor to your interactions. Sometimes just laughing more is enough.
Things I've Learned this Year

50 things I’ve learned this year (2022)

The lessons I've learned stay top of mind each week, so I compiled the big list of ideas, high impact quotes, and a few illustrations.
Extended Mind Summary

The Extended Mind – Path to Greater Intelligence

People can use technology, social interaction, and our bodies to fully tap into the brain. Even just gesturing can fire more neurons.
Snap Drone

Can Snapchat’s Drone compete with the iPhone?

Why Snap Inc keeps making hardware even if it could lose money.
Invention a life Summary

Invention: A Life of Amazing Inventions and Stubborn Will

Amazing inventions and great success, but James Dyson also struggled with many obstacles, challenges, and a few failures (the Ballbarrow?)

How Dyson wins by ignoring market research

The famous home goods company got started by making products that customers said they didn’t want.

A Most Practical Weekly Review

Taking the time to learn from the past week's experience offers enormous benefits. Here are the most valuable questions to ask each week.

The Year’s Most Powerful Quotes

These ideas stood out as the best things I read, discovered, and revisited in 2021, along with the actionable advice I took away.