experiments & simplicity
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Be not afraid of going slowly. Be afraid only of
standing still- Chinese Proverb
How do you get momentum? How do you keep moving?
Why is this important?
Business experimentsfrom visual thinking to visual doing
small & simple
Experiment: Education Visual leadershipIdea -> Start an visual education Goal -> Getting a least 6 customers Time -> 4 months Do -> Write a page,online form, sharing
Why I do this? Freedom + Impact + Curiosity
Making things not so simple
QWhat are you making complex?
Making things simple
QHow do you make things simple?
Open Coffee LeidenIdea -> Get the network to me Goal -> Organize meeting simple Time -> Every month Do -> Pick a date, time, location+ invite
Rent a websiteIdea -> Will people rent a website? Goal -> Find 5 customers Time -> 6 months (it took 1 month) Do -> Set up website and share
QCan I say yes or no to your mission? Can you tweet your mission?
QHow do you get customers?
Get website visitorsIdea -> Get user Goal -> Post message on different websites Time -> One month Do -> Write a message, post it, analyze
Share workIdea -> Share work to get known Goal -> Make others RT / Re-post my work Time -> As long as I do this Do -> Take a picture, share and tag
EDesign a one customer experiment
But are you allowed to fail?
ETalk to your customer
Making it simple .again
Online courseIdea -> Build a simple crowdfund page Goal ->10 paying customers Time -> One month Do -> Tell people, mail it, share it.
Visual communityIdea -> Start a visual community Goal -> 4 Try-out meetings, min 10 people Time -> 4 months Do -> Write page, online form, share
Make myself replaceableIdea -> Do less Goal ->Delete, Delegate, Automate tasks Time -> 4 Months Do -> Make a list of things I do / action
EFocus! Make a fuck-it-list
I still make some things big
And of course
EDesign a experiment for next week
most important lesson
do Business experiments
small & simple