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  • Silicon Valley Needs to Go Home

    If we don’t go back and give back to where we came from, none of our glittering accolades or innovations in Silicon Valley will be worth a damn.

  • The Return of the Guild

    As the Internet dis-intermediates virtually every industry value chain, the return of the guild is near.

  • Peter Sims Explains How “Little Bets” Spur Big Creative Successes. (Podcast)

    Award-winning author Peter Sims shares some heartening research on how people like Steve Jobs, Chris Rock and Frank Gehry use small experiments to lay the groundwork for big creative successes. (...) Also, Scott and Peter banter across a wide spectrum of topics including improving education, the empathy deficit in America, deliberate practice and the importance of marching to the beat of your own drummer.

  • Perfectionism and Imperfection

    We can move from a mindset based on fear of failure and perfectionism (what Dweck calls a “fixed mindset”) to a “growth mindset” if we just start taking small steps toward our dreams and goals.

  • How Andreessen Horowitz Is Disrupting Silicon Valley

    Using customer relationship management software as a foundation, Andreessen Horowitz seems to be creating one of the largest, most networked, and powerful ecosystem platforms in the world. It is an astonishingly simple idea that yet is disrupting old power on Sand Hill Road and in Silicon Valley venture capital.