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That Startup Weekend Magic Say you work at an established company (read: not a startup). You hear friends and colleagues rave about Startup Weekend and you don’t get it. There must be something you’re missing, some reason to mark off precious weekend real estate for something that sounds like work. What’s the deal? We can...
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Rocket launching out of a laptop and other startup tools
Thanks to Eric Ries, there are people who don’t even think “most valuable player” anymore when they hear “MVP.” Depending on where you live, the people talking about their MVP in line at the coffee shop are more likely talking about their minimum viable product.  And, even that term can be a bit of a...
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Ideate ⇛ Prototype ↣ Test ⇝ Repeat ➰ At any given moment, you have tons of ideas bouncing around your head. Some of them, if executed correctly, could make a difference in the way we work and live. Whether it’s an innovative solution for your community’s waste program or a better material purchasing process for...
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Five Commandments for Learning through Design More than anything else, great storytellers know how to develop their characters. Early drafts are all about discovering the key character’s central purpose, their central desire. Once the storyteller starts their real script, novel, or game, they need to quickly show the audience the main character they’re following and...
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