The more you flex your creativity, the more likely you’ll find that gem! If you don’t try, you’ll never get there. Don’t think bad ideas or failed attempts are a waste, it’s all part of the process! #cantstopwontstop
Great blog post from The Data of Cool!
A session at last year’s SXSW looked for common themes from people at the top of their game in different creative fields – designers, musicians and venture capitalists. The most pointed question for the panel was “what proportion of your ideas come to fruition?” That’s a life-blood question for VCs, who weigh up investor pitches from start-ups every day. But’s it’s just as relevant for musicians working out whether to expand a riff into a track, or writers getting lines and sketches into a show.
Here’s what we heard at the event:
Bing Gordon of Kleiner Perkins hears 200 pitches a year and makes two investments. That’s an idea ratio of 1:100.
Aileen Lee of Kleiner Perkins hears 16 pitches a week and makes one investment a month. That’s…
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