Do Ideas

Our thoughts on innovation and doing ideas

20 Feb 2014

Do Ideas: Motheo Moleko: The Lands Of How Vs. Why

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Ain’t nothing to it, but to do it, as the saying goes. We all know this, yet we still procrastinate our way through things, adding nothing but more tedium to the task than is ever necessary.  As Motheo Moleko says: ‘You really want the secret to getting it done? There is no secret.’ Motheo’s piece […]

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17 Oct 2013

Do Ideas: Ideas Are Not Something You Have. Ideas Are Something You Do

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Hugh MacLeod’s short and sweet piece in Do ideas: Of all your friends, become the one with by far the strongest work ethic. It’s not hard, once you decide to. 

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26 Sep 2013

Do Ideas: Little Gems From John Vlismas

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John Vlismas has never had a boss, so getting it done is the key to my ongoing freedom as he puts it in his piece in Do Ideas.  John’s piece is filled with gems here are my  favourites; • Clear vision is vital, without it, your car is going to veer. Veering is bad for my […]

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17 Sep 2013

5 ways to make sure that your brainstorms don’t suck

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1: Start before the storm  At 21Tanks, pre-discovery is a big part of the process. Once your group is in the room, they become a single unit. You need to get some individual thinking in the mix. Ask three relevant questions to all attendees before the process begins. Get ideas in writing.   2: Get […]

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12 Sep 2013

Do Ideas: Nic Haralambous on all things idea related.

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Nic Haralambous’ opening line in his Do Ideas piece is something that really intrigues me. People are very protective over their ideas. The reason this intrigues me so much is that I can completely understand why you would be so protective over your ideas, obviously you don’t want people to steal them, but on the […]

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5 Sep 2013

Do Ideas: Mike Stopforth- Some advice for his twenty-year old self.

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If Mike Stopforth had the opportunity to go back and tell his 20-year old self how to get it done, this is some of the advice he would give himself: As an early-twenty-er myself, I found this to be highly relevant and overall pretty great advice. Start Facebook-there’s something I’d assume most of us wish […]

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15 Aug 2013

Do Ideas: This is what Dr Tanya Whitley had to say

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What Dr Tanya Whitley had to say about doing your ideas, in 25 words. “ Have clear vision. Be inspired. Take a chance-win a prize. No substitute for hard work. No excuses. Carpe Diem. Don’t be overwhelmed. Laugh at yourself” If you want more detail, check out her piece in Do Ideas.

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18 Jul 2013

Do Ideas: Brendan Jack, on finding your thing

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Having just finished reading Brendan Jack’s article in Do Ideas, I have to say his short concise tips on how to ‘DO’ not only inspired a chuckle or two, but their simplicity pretty much yelled the message at me. My take-aways: • Find your key passions and skills – do them. • You’ll envision a […]

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