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Albert Einstein once said: "Creativity is seeing what others see and thinking what no one else ever thought."
Creating a startup is a tricky business that has a lot of hidden dangers beneath the waves of enthusiasm. And the first one is finding an acute problem to build an idea around. This module is all about understanding creativity and learning how to make ideas soar.
What it's about:
plans' execution
bringing ideas to life
What you will learn:
why is a great idea
how to think outside of the box
how to turn ideas into a competitive advantage
how to avoid typical mistakes
doing homework: 2-3 hours
reading presentations: 1-2 hours
How much time does it take?:
In this short, entertaining talk, writer and researcher Richard St. John makes the case that great ideas can come from surprisingly humble beginnings. His whistlestop tour of ways to think about ideas includes insights from the likes of Virgin entrepreneur Richard Branson, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman and singer Sam Smith.
4 simple ways to have a great idea
| Richard St. John
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