Pit Stop
Sign In

Click here to create a new account

Create Your Account
Racer Sadge (elusoryx)
Race Number 2561
Date Sun, 11 May 2014 06:36:48 +0000
Universe worthless_impossible_stupid
Speed 117 WPM Try to beat?
Accuracy 91.6%
Rank 2nd place (out of 3)

Text typed:

We will ask from time to time in Worthless where entrepreneurs get their ambition, but it is clear that ambition and expertise are inter-twined; it is just not clear whether expertise leads to ambition, or the other way around, or both. This is illustrated in the story of how non-engineer Oliver Kuttner achieved one of Peter Diamandis' "crazy technological breakthroughs" to win $5 million.
Worthless, Impossible and Stupid: How Contrarian Entrepreneurs Create and Capture Extraordinary Value (book) by Daniel Isenberg (see stats)