Little Bets

Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge From Small Discoveries Peter Sims Most creative professionals and entrepreneurs have one trait in common:  They make a series of little bets about what might be a good direction, and then learn from minor failures and small wins that allow them to arrive at extraordinary outcomes. By contrast, the majority of people believe they have to start with a big idea, or plan an entire project out in advance and try to foresee the final outcome before they act. In our summary of Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries, by Peter Sims, you’ll learn a whole new way of thinking about how to break away from conventional methods of problem solving so you can unleash your untapped creative power. Sims is the co-author, with Bill George, of the best-selling book True North.  His work has appeared in the Harvard Business Review, Fortune, and TechCrunch.  Previously, he worked in venture capital with Summit Partners, a leading investment company. Brace yourself – you’re about to learn a set of simple but counterintuitive methods that will free your mind, enable you to make unexpected connections, and allow you to perceive priceless insights.