Determined to replace fear for the unknown with curiosity and find meaning on the road. Founder Axl Agency
David has an impeccable sense of what’s best for Tumblr, and he doesn’t need anyone else telling him what’s best for the product. Many people, myself included, have tried to convince him to go different directions, and we’ve been proven wrong every time. Tumblr is David, and David is Tumblr.
Leaders everywhere should remember the M’s of motivation: mastery, membership, and meaning. Tapping these non-monetary rewards (while paying fairly) are central to engagement and happiness. And they are also likely to produce innovative solutions to difficult problems
Entrepreneur is someone who has a vision for something and a want to create.
- David Karp
The vision of Tumblr have stayed the same since the beginning: “the easiest platform for sharing yourself”
Yahoo has bought the cool factor: a community and content fitting with it.
finally in New York people who build things are getting rich versus people (Wall Street) who take things. A bit hyperbolic, but the point is well made.
Create more value than you capture as said Tim O’Reilly, that’s the future, and not only for New York.
Nikola Tesla Pitching Silicon Valley VCs (by NorthernImagination)
Support the Kickstarter campaign to build a statue of Nikola Tesla (with free Wi-Fi) at http://www.teslastatue.com orhttp://kck.st/ZWLzgG. Long before there was a car or even a Silicon Valley, there was a human being who deserves more recognition.
This world demands the qualities of youth; not a time of life but a state of mind, a temper of the will, a quality of the imagination, a predominance of courage over timidity, of the appetite for adventure over the life of ease.
The value of products and services today is based more and more on creativity — the innovative ways that they take advantage of new materials, technologies, and processes. Value creation in the past was a function of economies of industrial scale: mass production and the high efficiency of repeatable tasks. Value creation in the future will be based on economies of creativity