Thursday, August 30, 2007

The three percent

"...only about three percent of any population is actually innovating - as opposed to inventing, improving…or watching the clock to get home in time for The Simpsons rerun hour."

"TheThreePercent is about anyone who finds themselves in the odd position of trying to change the rules. And for the habitual innovators, the creative misfits of corporate life and research labs everywhere - you’re home now, so kick off your shoes, relax, and tell us about your day."

IBM extreme blue:

"The Extreme Blue™ program is IBM's premier internship for top-notch students pursuing software development and MBA degrees. If you're chosen for the program, you become part of a team working in one of a dozen Extreme Blue labs around the world. Your team's challenge: develop the technology and business plan for a new product or service that addresses an existing market challenge."

How not to die:

"The odds of getting from launch to liquidity without some kind of disaster happening are one in a thousand. So don't get demoralized. When the disaster strikes, just say to yourself, ok, this was what Paul was talking about. What did he say to do? Oh, yeah. Don't give up."

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