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johnmaeda
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Winning an argument is less important than coming to a solution.
In case you yearn to "open mailbox" in Zork: kpcb.cc/1hZtycj pic.twitter.com/r3W0m1VRa3
"It's hard to read emotions in emails. So don't try." —@DianaUrban smpl.cc/1eNjAtS via @jasonlcarvalho
The skill to improvise is to unhesitatingly realize a desirable accident.
"If [the orange] were blue, it would be wrong." —Bruno Munari on Good Design: kpcb.cc/1i4umqs pic.twitter.com/cQD6LyqEV7
Momentum keeps the stopping away from the going. #from2010
"Nobody cares about your product. Fundamentally, what users care about is themselves." —@lauraklein. kpcb.cc/1gTNTOp via @pspear
"2. Sometimes your dashing prince will turn out to be a huge jerk." —Helen Chang on lessons from Disney's Frozen: smpl.cc/1mlaozv
Neckties as perhaps being invented by the Chinese: smpl.cc/PfH9iI pic.twitter.com/WqZBp6S0eF
"The top 6 jobs today didn't exist 10 years ago." —@StevenTepper kpcb.cc/KnLQWc
"A large proportion of babies are born in September (**9/16**) …" —@stiles kpcb.cc/1qYH0ON pic.twitter.com/luinCv75Zc
Nice piece by @mabb0tt in 2011 on @shl's design of @gumroad: kpcb.cc/RxofpA
Know-how should always serve a know-why.
A good idea is like peanut butter -- it sticks to the roof of your mind. #09
Old Italian family recipe from @curiousoctopus (2011): "Cook until cooked. Season it well."
An important sign of maturity is becoming secure with your insecurities.
"Limits, like fears, are often just an illusion." —Michael Jordan smpl.cc/1r60ZJB
The upside of overworking is in those rare cases where you feel you actually got something done.
Artists often choose the more difficult path as a way to guarantee greater discoveries and learnings.
"The product you build and ship is the most faithful representation of your success as a PM."—@matbalez kpcb.cc/QiETIJ via @bingfish