Exploring the future of technology for work and play.
New apps, launching startups, growing audiences, connecting communities
Discovering vegetarian restaurants in San Francisco.
“Learn the rules, then break them intelligently.”
My mother. She's a chef who launched multiple businesses (frozen food line, 2 books, 2 restaurants) while I was growing up. Learning about brand development from her inspired a lot of my work today.
All the hidden features in Twitter.
Amrit ’s CreativeMornings activity
Inside all of us is this burning desire to contribute something meaningful to the world.
Nothing in this world has ever been created without some aspect of bravery.
Don't be the best one in the room. Go be somewhere where you can learn from other people.
Knowing what the problem is doesn't mean that you know how to solve the problem.
I didn't get into this to make work for clients. They just happen to be paying.
Getting paid to do something you do absolutely love is my definition of happiness.
Good design communicates and feels.
We have to stop being defined by what we own, and start being defined by what we create.
It's important to envision the end goal. You can't help others meet their goals unless you have yours clearly defined first.
There's no line item on a balance sheet for 'give a damn,' but it's the most valuable thing you've got in the business.
Courage is not an absence of fear.
The things that made you weird as a kid make you great today. But only if you put it in your work.
You're going to hear a lot about making your business or your project scalable and that's really important, but it's also really important to make things well and make them right on a small scale and test them and prototype.
In many ways, you can learn the most when you have the fewest resources.
Jessica Hische Grab the Reins and F*cking Do it
Yancey Strickler Co-Founder of Kickstarter
The more creative you are, the more trouble you're in.
We need to create a culture of accepting mistakes and actually rewarding people who are at least trying.
Don't just be a knowledge consumer. Be a knowledge producer.
Your network is like your family. Treat them well.