The Good Idea Exchange

A blog about leadership and innovation. Please feel free to share your own good ideas here.
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Honey Sphere by O2 Treehouse

Suspended by steel cables attached to the tree’s upper branches, while a portion rests on the ground to alleviate some of the stress on the live oak.

It’s in the valley of failure that we sow our seeds of success.

Entrepreneur James Altucher in conversation with Tim Ferriss.

Complement with this excellent read on the gift of failure in creative achievement and Debbie Millman’s fantastic illustrated essay Fail Safe.

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If you want to be unhappy, uncomfortable, and insecure, just spend your life trying to do something that is not right for you. It is just like trying to wear shoes that don’t fit.

Joyce Meyer

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gradnessmadness:

A group of alumni, highly established in their careers, got together to visit their old University lecturer. Conversation soon turned into complaints about stress in work and life.

Offering his guests coffee, the lecturer went to the kitchen and returned with a large pot of coffee and an…

What Rockers Can Teach Entrepreneurs
“Embarking on a career in popular music is in many ways like starting a business. You develop a brand, a distinct identity in the marketplace, and try to get people excited about it. What can entrepreneurs learn from musicians about getting a new business off the ground?”

What Rockers Can Teach Entrepreneurs

Embarking on a career in popular music is in many ways like starting a business. You develop a brand, a distinct identity in the marketplace, and try to get people excited about it. What can entrepreneurs learn from musicians about getting a new business off the ground?”

We fight, get beaten, rise, and fight again.
Nathanael Greene (via swallowtheredpill)

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1. Depression. Whether you’re talking about feeling a little blue or having a full-on, nonfunctional episode, it’s not uncommon for entrepreneurs to suffer from depression.

2. Personal sacrifice. Entrepreneurs can sometimes focus on work to the exclusion of things—relationships with a…

The Good Idea Exchange turned 2 today!

Confidence isn’t walking into a room with your nose in the air, and thinking you are better than everyone else, it’s walking into a room and not having to compare yourself to anyone else in the first place.

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Keeping this in my head- all the time, everytime.

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Absolutely wonderful short film about artist Maira Kalman, patron saint of the moments inside the moments inside the moments.

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