People think that it just takes a good idea to change the game, but what about starting with a small idea and iterating it along?
I call it running before you can walk.
Execution really is more important than a whole lot of up front planning. What people are concerned about is the admission that work is an experiment and a plan is a guess. You have to do something and learn from it and then adjust. You can have huge goals (and you should be 10x your goals), but to get there, it takes a number of gos, a number of failures and a few things that actually work. It’s because you’re learning.
“Old products are killed. New ones are rolled out one at a time, rather than bundled together in a huge annual relaunch. Experimental features emerge and disappear.”
Engineers at Google live by the mantra “Launch Early and Iterate” or put simply “keep trying until you get it right.”
With that, here’s this week’s 5 links: