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How Apple and Google plan to reinvent health care

(Source: emergentfutures)

"A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects."

Robert A. Heinlein, Time Enough for Love

Terrible book, but a great quote.

(via stoweboyd)

fastcompany:

Quote Of The Week: Be Brief Or Be Ignored
Stop being boring with these thoughts on brevity—and download the poster to put on your office door. The office blowhard will get the hint.
Every Monday, tune in to Fast Company Leadership for a quote to get your week started right.
This week’s quote comes from Joseph McCormack, author of Brief: Making a Bigger Impact by Saying Less.:

“Brevity is an essential skill that can propel people’s career in an age where the people that they’re talking to are overwhelmed.”

If you’re struggling to grab your audience’s attention—on the Internet or in the board room—say more with less.
Here’s how to avoid a longwinded rant, from Lisa Evans’s article “Less Is More: Why You’re Saying Too Much And Getting Ignored:”

Not sure I agree but for sure it’s worth reading.

fastcompany:

Quote Of The Week: Be Brief Or Be Ignored

Stop being boring with these thoughts on brevity—and download the poster to put on your office door. The office blowhard will get the hint.

Every Monday, tune in to Fast Company Leadership for a quote to get your week started right.

This week’s quote comes from Joseph McCormack, author of Brief: Making a Bigger Impact by Saying Less.:

“Brevity is an essential skill that can propel people’s career in an age where the people that they’re talking to are overwhelmed.”

If you’re struggling to grab your audience’s attention—on the Internet or in the board room—say more with less.

Here’s how to avoid a longwinded rant, from Lisa Evans’s article “Less Is More: Why You’re Saying Too Much And Getting Ignored:”

Not sure I agree but for sure it’s worth reading.

45 years ago today one man made a small step, and a giant leap to mankind. Today’s Disrupteneurs honorary mention is dedicated to all the disrupteneurs who teamed to make this historic achievement. 

45 years ago today one man made a small step, and a giant leap to mankind. Today’s Disrupteneurs honorary mention is dedicated to all the disrupteneurs who teamed to make this historic achievement. 

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Today creativity award goes to Shara Stone for this amazing cover of #royals

Amazon’s new all-you-can-eat plan to devour the book business

Oyster,  Scribd, publishers and writers are not having a good week as Amazon is opening a Kindle book buffet.   With a similar compensation plan for content creators,  as Spotify,  Amazon new $9.99 monthly subscription service is likely to produce a certain dissatisfaction among writers.  

The recent announcement from Jeff Bezos also signals a game change for startups - grownups competition.  As Amazon is not waiting to long before disrupting the disruptors (Oyster & Scribd) 

Read more from 

http://evpo.st/1jM2P4O




(Image Credit: Reuters/Shannon Stapleton/SeanPavonePhoto viaShutterstock/Salon)

Amazon’s new all-you-can-eat plan to devour the book business

Oyster, Scribd, publishers and writers are not having a good week as Amazon is opening a Kindle book buffet. With a similar compensation plan for content creators, as Spotify, Amazon new $9.99 monthly subscription service is likely to produce a certain dissatisfaction among writers.

The recent announcement from Jeff Bezos also signals a game change for startups - grownups competition. As Amazon is not waiting to long before disrupting the disruptors (Oyster & Scribd)

Read more from

http://evpo.st/1jM2P4O


(Image Credit: Reuters/Shannon Stapleton/SeanPavonePhoto viaShutterstock/Salon)

Malcolm Gladwell on the 10,000 hour Rule

 

19 July. 49 years ago today, the Beatles release their second single “Help”. 2 weeks before the release of their second album with the same name. 

As an example for disrupteneurs the Beatles are quit a good one, especially based on Malcolm Gladwell’s 10000 hours rule. which he explains with the Beatles extensive practice during their early days. 

New White Paper - “The Power of One. The Power of Many.”  
  Released by  The SEN Design Group 


In the same sense that a business is never too restricted to buy better, large businesses are never too large to learn from others. 

Read more at 
http://evpo.st/UhuuPc

New White Paper - “The Power of One. The Power of Many.”
Released by The SEN Design Group


In the same sense that a business is never too restricted to buy better, large businesses are never too large to learn from others. 

Read more at
http://evpo.st/UhuuPc

fastcompany:

"We chose the epic challenge of reaching Mars because epic challenges inspire us and motivate us."
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What is your epic challenge?

fastcompany:

"We chose the epic challenge of reaching Mars because epic challenges inspire us and motivate us."

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What is your epic challenge?