links for 2009-12-30

  • "This is good advice. But it’s advice few want to hear. What he describes is work. At least it looks and smells like work. The work is called thinking, which is very rarely mentioned in lists of secrets. People who think harder about a problem, and work at it longer, are more likely to be successful. End of story." I agree with Mr. Berkun — if there's a secret to innovation it's actually doing some meaningful work.