The Power of Imagination

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Jay Walker, founder of Priceline and curator of TEDMED, on the fuel that drives innovation.

susanna oreskovic‘s insight:

What causes companies to be cautious, to endlessly do reviews, get approvals or wait for test market results? It’s what makes change so slow. People want to be right, to know it will work, they want certainty of a good outcome for their effort. This however, dulls experimentation, it creates conformity and does not allow people to safely express their creativity and imagination. Without imagination there can not be any innovation, or new and better way of doing things.

A look into history can provide an amusing perspective. We accept that official records exist and a person must have a death certificate to be considered dead. This process has nothing to do with the actual fact that someone is dead. Because the King was tired of hearing people were dead from the plague and could not pay their taxes, the brilliant idea came about to issue death certificates.

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How to Avoid Work: A 1949 Guide to Doing What You Love

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“Life really begins when you have discovered that you can do anything you want.”

“There is an ugliness in being paid for work one does no

susanna oreskovic‘s insight:

Don’t be stunned into unconciousness from your job. Read this blogpost and gain insight into how to avoid work, live your dream and realize that truly “life begins when you have discovered you can do anything you want”.

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