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If you had’ve told me at the start of the season that the Thunder would miss the playoffs and Milwaukee Bucks would make the playoffs, well, I probably would’ve said that means Kevin Durant must’ve got injured, and Jason Kidd is in possession of nudes of every NBA referee. [Read More]

The Curse of More

April 6, 2015

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In the endless pursuit to be more, do more and have more, the temptation is to try to “pack more in”. 

Today multi-tasking is upheld as a virtue, when the truth is it’s often a hindrance to productivity rather than a help.

We’ve seen a proliferation in time-saving or time-measuring apps, tools to help ‘get you organised’ and other such devices or systems that offer the promise of getting more done in less time than ever before.

What is lost amongst this urge to do more is this simple truth: Creativity cannot be rushed.

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“It’s hard to evangelise something that’s crap.”

That was one of the key messages to come from Guy Kawasaki’s keynote presentation at ATP Innovations in Sydney on Wednesday night.

Guy Kawasaki was the Chief Evangelist at Apple in the 1980s and has been the co-founder of a venture capital firm and advisor to numerous successful companies and startups. He is now Chief Evangelist for Aussie startup Canva, which is an online tool for designers, bloggers and content producers and is growing rapidly with over 580,000 users globally. They are currently looking for a bigger space to house their expanding team.

In his keynote, The Art of Evangelism, Guy outlined his best advice on how to effectively spread the word about a product or business. He also took questions from the audience gathered at the National Innovation Centre.

Read on to find out what he had to say about building a product worth promoting, how to tell your product’s story, and how to deal with the doubters.

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