In the summer of 2009 and before the release of the blockbuster science fiction movie AVATAR, I had the pleasure of meeting the co-producer Jon Landau while he was speaking at one of our company’s annual meetings at Microsoft; at that time, we were all waiting to hear about how Microsoft’s KINECT technology was used in the making of the movie; Kinect was not yet due to hit the market, … Continue reading Keep trying… Some goals are so worthy that it’s glorious even to fail.
One of the most common, I would not call it mistake, but one of the most common downfall of problem solving, is being stuck. And the ONE element, which is the immediate influencer is the following: Rather than thinking strategically about the solution of the problem, you get stuck into details. You see, if I am to put a plan that would take me from … Continue reading Moving on past the obstacles and seeing the bigger picture
I still remember a small chat I’ve had with one bright young man on my team a while back, we were discussing the impact of data and change on the course of business, it was more about decisions than it was about the science of data and the example I’ve share with him at that time was simple: When you go to have a shower, … Continue reading Have a clear vision and take easy steps to get there
One of my favorite and most probably one of the first stories I heard when I was a kid at school, was the story of the Ant and the Cricket, the cricket that was singing all summer while the Ant was working, and when the winter arrived, the cricket paid the price while the ant ripped off the benefit of hard work. The summary of the story … Continue reading Be like the Ant: Never give up, look ahead, stay positive and do all you can!
A wise man once said: “Finish the work, otherwise an unfinished work will finish you.” … Sometimes this can be true with unaccomplished dreams… I have seen a lot of people who had big ambitions and dreams, and were very energetic and full of hope only to move to the opposite side, and become more pessimistic about their future and more importantly, more dissatisfied with … Continue reading Just do it… Make your dreams come true
One many levels, whether it was a big emotional decision, a new business venture, a risky leap of faith into a new opportunity, making new goals and targets, evaluating new pathes… You find your self in the status of a definite confusion. ” Should I do it? … Should I take that opportunity ?? ” or simply you’re in the stage of evaluating your life or path … Continue reading Start with what you don’t want, to get to what you want