Be interesting to somebody

Not to anybody. You cannot be interesting to anybody. Whatever medium you are using to express yourself – it won’t work with every human being. So instead of trying to please the world – go make sure the people your information is intended to reach – actually catch their attention. If you don’t know – just pick one and go with it. You will have an other opportunity tomorrow to write for the other crowd you have ignored today....

November 13, 2017 · 1 min · Johann Savalle

10 laws of project management

Augustine’s Law A bad idea executed to perfection is still a bad idea Corollary: A good idea poorly executed is of no use to anyone  Lakein’s Law Failing to plan is planning to fail Eisenhower’s corollary : Plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.  Fitzgerald’s Law There are two states to any large project : too early to tell and too late to stop Corollary: Projects have momentum, once started they become increasingly difficult to stop...

May 22, 2017 · 1 min · Johann Savalle

Finish your ideas

We all have ideas. Sometime we don’t even realise we do, as we don’t always pay attention to the flow of our mind. Some ideas come and pass and never come back. Some stick around. Sometime we turn these ideas into action. But even then we seldom finish them.  Parkinson’s law Parkinson’s law is a project-management rule of thumb stating that : “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion”...

May 21, 2017 · 3 min · Johann Savalle

Everything is a remix

The quote above is a funny, yet very accurate introduction to the topic developed in the documentary by Kirby Ferguson : Everything is a Remix. (side note: If you care who said this quote go check this link to figure out nobody really knows.) Everything is a remix explores the concept of originality in creativity.  Never heard of it? Please, take the time to watch it below....

May 20, 2017 · 3 min · Johann Savalle

The Resistance

Steven Pressfield has really coined the term *resistance in his famous book The War of Art amongts some other books he dedicated to it, and his words are so accurate that it is a must read for everyone in the business of making shit happen. TL;DR The resistance is a phenomenon well known to creative people, entrepreneurs and anybody trying to make something different and/or new happen – to some extent it is like a force of nature that manifest itself against our will to improve, our desire to advance....

August 23, 2016 · 4 min · Johann Savalle