On QZ.com Ephrat Livni writes about Richard Watson
Instead of focusing on what everyone is already talking about, Watson hunts down unusual knowledge. He shared with Quartz his approach to creating a smart information filter—a net that captures what’s happening and what really matters without making you a slave to information of fleeting importance.
Some excellent tips to avoid being overwhelmed but all the news but in particularly news that you can’t do a thing about. It’s something I’m going to try practicing more in future.
When releasing a service, one of the most important things you can do is “Be your customer”. Think how your customer will use your service.
- Don’t make assumptions.
- Think outside the box.
- Get broad input from as many people as possible before your launch day.
- Do a soft launch.
- Be gracious in receiving feedback. Most people do want you to succeed.
My first episode of putting some of my casual thoughts on topics of the day down in podcast format. These will vary in length. Tonight’s, for example, is under 4 min.
This time. London City Council and posting fire code violations.
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