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What Works: The Economics of Good Enough Tech News and Analysis

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Om Says newsletters. The fact is that I got hit by a massive writer’s block — the first one in a long time, brought on by various things I have been juggling on the non-writing front. Last week, for example, we raised new money to keep expanding our business, especially our rapidly-growing GigaOM Pro research service. . Anyway, it is good to be focusing on writing again.

Last week, when sifting through my daily readings, I found myself reading a post by Adam Singolda, the founder and CEO of a New York-based video recommendation company, Taboola. Singolda had started the company after spending seven years in the Israeli Army. In his article (and a presentation he gave to students at MIT’s Sloan School of Business) he talks about The Economics of Good Enough as a business mantra and the lessons he learned from taking that approach. Those lessons boil down to this:

Succeed with what you have.

Failing is a part of the process, not the end of it

Golden moments don’t exist. “Just do it”

Creativity. New world requires new tools

Networking. Not as rolodex but to create opportunities.

Continue via What Works: The Economics of Good Enough Tech News and Analysis.

Written by Kees Winkel

June 1, 2011 at 05:53

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