Jason Shen (@JasonShen), Product Manager at Percolate and blogger on the Art of Asskicking, builds on the 10,000 hours rule by explaining that it’s not only practice that makes perfect–it’s practice paired with insightful feedback. By learning to ask questions and listen to responses, we can build and better ourselves and our working habits.
The latest new team member at ImageThink, Aaron went down to Ignite Gotham and took some gorgeous sketchnotes as one of his few training missions.
Ignite Gotham is a forum for entrepreneurs to each speak for 5 minutes each in rapid-fire style, sharing their stories for their evolving businesses and work environment. It was held at the MRY, a creative agency in New York.
Here are some of our favorite ones.
RJ WAFER: DEVELOPMENT FOR DOUBLE ROBOTICS
RJ Wafer (@rojoroach)’s Double Robotics allow him to work all over the world–from the comfort of his own home. Smart pad-based robots allow doctors to visit patients who can’t make it into the hospital, home-bound patients to get outside, and for all of us to connect with each other from across the globe.
JARED LATCH: THOUGHTWORKS CULTURE
Jared Latch (@Jared_Hatch), Connector at ThoughtWorks encourages an “agile workplace,” where the walls literally shift and come down as needed. Flexible office structures help departments and individuals to engage with, learn from, and collaborate with one another on an entirely new level.
JASON SHEN: FEEDBACK IS A GIFT
What kind of innovation do you have at your current workplace?
At ImageThink, we have an open office where everyone has access to natural light and open communication. We also use graphic facilitation as crucial parts of our workflow management.
Write us to let us know what is your big idea for an entrepreneurial workplace or innovative working habits!