More often these days, I encounter experienced professionals in tech who dismiss an idea as ridiculous or impossible based on what they know about available technology, physics, chemistry, or all of the above.
I remember sitting at a Starbucks recently and overhearing a conversation between some patrons who appeared to be in their mid-30s behind me.
More often than not, I speak to friends and family members about what it takes to rise above the current state of our life and situations, being remarkable and in turn, being successful at the things that matter to us.
When most people choose to quit their day job and start their own business, they often do so with the hopes and dreams that they will create one that enables them do what they love, and have control over their time, outcome of their work and profits.
As we speak about access to the internet for innovation and fair benefits through the knowledge economy for people in developing countries, one of the biggest points we raise is how expensive it is to transmit bits of data from one point to another, and how sometimes, basic infrastructural challenges in these developing countries make it expensive to deliver internet access.
I am currently going through Seth’s course on Skillshare, The New Business Toolbox – Help Your New Business Do It Right The First Time [aff link – use it to save $10 on the course] and one of the materials on the course resonated so well with me that I thought I would post it up on the wall above my working space, if my working space wasn’t already cluttered enough.
One of the biggest lessons I learnt last year was that your network and the connections you build on your foray through life are important.