Saturday, July 12, 2008

Three Words of Advice: Encouragement












(To read past posts in this series, check this out!)

Encourage aggressive mistakes.
Because mistakes reveal individuality and demonstrate courage.

Encourage creative dissent.
Because blindly agreeing doesn’t get us anywhere.

Encourage customer candor.
Because they know where you suck.

Encourage direct interaction.
Because in a commoditized market, the key differentiator is service.

Encourage honest self-evaluation.
Because if you can’t be honest with yourself, who CAN you be honest with?

Encourage input early.
Because it prevents snowballs and covers all your bases.

Encourage intellectual freedom.
Because that’s where innovation grows.

Encourage reluctant people.
Because they probably have the best insight.

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What's your secret to encouragement?

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Scott Ginsberg
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