Tag: creativity

  • Hacking education VIII: keeping the illusion alive

    At the age of six a child enters our educational system wanting to be an astronaut and leaves at the age of twenty-two wanting to be a civil servant. Why do we laminate their illusion? Why do we gradually turn them into little gray men? Why do we try to make them into something that has no place in the 21st century?

  • My interview for Logic Crushing

    A few days ago Isabel Ginés interviewed me for her Lógica aplastante. It was a real pleasure and this is what was published. Isabel Ginés Once a project and an entrepreneur's intention to obtain financing have been presented, what percentage of the decision to invest or not in it would you assign to the idea and what...

  • Hacking education V: opening minds

    Let's open our minds, I say those of adults because children have them open as a matter of course. The problem is that children's minds are closed from the age of six onwards until, at the age of twenty-two, they are as closed or even more closed than ours. Yes, six years old is the moment when...

  • Hacking education I: creativity by default

    Thirty years ago, the prevailing dogma was that creativity was negative in itself, that creative people were annoying people who did not perform like the others, neither at school nor at work. We did not talk about learning or creating, but about studying or working. We identified professionalism with boredom. Today we know...

  • Ferran Adriá's Bullipedia and content-based business models

    Yesterday I was lucky enough to see Ferrán Adriá live. As nobody is a prophet in his own land, Adriá is reviled by the Cainite half of Spain. The fact is that there is consensus to consider him the best chef in the world and one of the ten most innovative people on the planet. If we start looking for...

  • I give you my money if you give me your creativity

    I used to believe in the evaluators of R&D business projects, yes I myself am an evaluator of those startups, but I don't put money in them, I mean those who do put money in. I believed in them because I considered them better than me and I also thought that they put more effort than yours truly into scrutinizing a...

  • Amazon's three principles

    Our willingness to be misunderstood, our long-term orientation and our tolerance for repeated failure are the three parts of our culture that make it possible for us to do the things we do Jeff Bezos Chairman, Amazon

  • Common sense and innovation

    I live in innovation and I am passionate about it, when I finished my career in 1998 I gave up Research, I left that to Ana, when in 2005 I failed for the second time as an entrepreneur in Drema (Rural development and environmental studies) I gave up Development, but in January 2006 I found myself with the...

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