Welcome to this week’s links!
Seth Godin talks about how we often are looking for the right excuse in preparation of something failing, and how this is often the first warning sign that things probably will not be going well.
Fast Company has put together a list of 100 individuals deemed to be the 100 Most Creative People in Business for 2011. Of course its essentially impossible to create such a list and I’m sure its mostly filled with well-known big names, but its an interesting list all the same.
As part of Berghs School of Communication’s upcoming exhibition, ‘Could Have. Might Have. Should Have.’, a number of creative professionals share their thoughts on the fear of failure. In this video the esteemed designer Milton Glaser shares his thoughts.
Skillshare is a new platform that allows anyone to teach anything to people that are interested. I feel this is a great idea and further allows everyday people to share their knowledge and expertise. Although it has only taken off in New York so far, there’s great potential for such a platform.
In this piece by Malcolm Gladwell in the New Yorker, he explores how creation happens. More specifically he is focused on the development of the PC and the involved parties of Xerox PARC and Apple. He brings up some interesting points about creation and its myths.
And if you missed last week’s links, check them out here.