1. Thou shalt listen to
the ‘experts’, but design for novices. 2. Thou shalt remember that what people want and what they say they want is very different. 3. Thou shalt respond to all feedback, even when thou need to say, “No thanks.” 4. Thou shalt not take negative feedback personally. 5. Thou shalt give credit to those whose ideas you implement.
6. Thou shalt flag even
small changes thou make. 7. Thou shalt be agile: make small, incremental, iterative changes, rather than hold off for big ones. 8. Thou shalt realize that sometimes the smallest, simplest improvements make the biggest impact. 9. Thou shalt remove thou’s ego from the picture (it’s not about thou). 10.Thou shalt avoid consensus at all costs.
1. Stop moving and look
around you until you see everything clearly. 2. Transfer the knowledge. 3. Every time you feel anxiety, acknowledge it. 4. Define your own measure of success. 5. Get outside of your personal circle. 6. Realize that everything is out of your control anyway. 7. Have patience.
about those rockin’ images: •
Many are from iStockphoto.com (totally cool site) • except as marked on the photo... • a screenshot of my friendwheel: http:// apps.facebook.com/friendwheel • and the logos & screengrabs I stole from all of the respective sites...
some references • Avant Game:
http://www.avantgame.com • Cruel 2 B Kind: http://www.cruelgame.com • Microformats: http://www.microformats.org • OpenID: http://www.openid.net • Creative Commons: http://www.creativecommons.org • BarCamp: http://barcamp.org • Coworking: http://coworking.info • Ma.gnolia: http://ma.gnolia.com • Friend Wheel: http://apps.facebook.com/friendwheel • Great internet stats: http://pewinternet.org • Whufﬁe: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whufﬁe