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Tagged with “innovation” (2)

  1. Adam Grant: The surprising habits of original thinkers | TED Talk | TED.com

    How do creative people come up with great ideas? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant studies "originals": thinkers who dream up new ideas and take action to put them into the world. In this talk, learn three unexpected habits of originals — including embracing failure. "The greatest originals are the ones who fail the most, because they’re the ones who try the most," Grant says. "You need a lot of bad ideas in order to get a few good ones."

    http://www.ted.com/talks/adam_grant_the_surprising_habits_of_original_thinkers

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  2. From Scratch– Drew Houston, Co-Founder, Dropbox

    Dropbox is a file sharing and personal data storage company that allows users to access their content (Microsoft Word documents, photos, videos, etc.) from any of their devices.

    Prior to starting Dropbox, Drew started an online SAT prep company called Accolade (and yes, he scored 1600 on his SAT). Drew speaks with Jessica about how he built Dropbox, from scratch.

    Listen to the interview

    http://www.fromscratchradio.com/show/drew-houston

    —Huffduffed by neil