In this edition ... Entrepreneurship - and the MIT Media Lab ... Risk Going too Far ... Conflict Creates Clarity ...
Here is your weekly installment of Tuesday Traction Points - Key things I'm seeing and experiencing that give me, and the entrepreneurs I work with, Traction!
Entrepreneurship - Where Oxman, Einstein and Picasso Meet
This week I started watching season 2 of Abstract on Netflix.
I really loved the episode about Neri Oxman who leads the MIT Media Lab. One thing about that episode has really captured my imagination over the past few days: It is the model Neri Oxman proposes to describe the relationship between Science, Engineering, Design and Art.
Like so many things in our reductionist industrial culture of the 20th century, we tend to think of these as separate disciplines. Neri provides an elegant model describing the connection, even the process of moving from one discipline to another…
My blogpost discusses the connection between Oxman's Creativity model and Entrepreneurship...
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Conflict Creates Clarity
Some of the best meetings that I’ve been in lately are the ones where members of the leadership team challenge each other.
There’s debate and pushback and the discussions are heated. Each person is actively engaged, putting the greater good of the organization ahead of personal agendas. Sometimes the feedback they give each other stings a little. But, when the dust settles there’s clarity around the root cause. Conflict creates clarity.
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