How genius, intelligence-worship, and the over-emphasis of psychometrics have shaped the tech industry. And, how to position yourself remain unbound by these chains of standardization.
Explaining the myth of the tech genius: Tech founders who have special powers or unusual abilities. It goes back to 1840 with Thomas Carlyle's Great Man Myth...
So who are these tech geniuses? And how is it possible to do what they have done? We look at the tech founders and the world-changing software platforms they've built.
How genius, intelligence, and psychometrics have shaped the tech industry, and how intellectual capacity and cognitive abilities are completely unrelated in technology startup outcomes and viral success stories.
How do the greatest creative minds in the tech industry work their magic? How did some founders create breakthrough products and apps like Slack, Dropbox, Gmail? We look at creativity in tech and introduce a brand-new thought framework to help anyone create and innovate.
As a key component of the Slow Create Framework, this acronym will help anyone ideate and create in ways that are closely aligned with how the brain actually works.
Resulting from the endless cycling of patterns, details, and secrets, the inflection is an insight that can lead to new business opportunities or improvements on existing systems.
How far can one business secret take you? I believe one secret helped Dropbox achieve mind-boggling growth from a small, 8-person team to a startup worth over 10 billion dollars.
Instead of hype and hustle, develop your own sustainable mystique which burns clean and does no harm. Anyone can go from stuttering left-brainer to polished, insightful, and fascinating.
Using the Sustainable Mystique Triad, and the Slow Create Framework, anyone can learn how to work, think, and speak to fascinate.