Focus on being connected, always learning, fully aware and super present. In this talk Joi Ito, the head of the MIT Media Lab, shares an approach to creating in the moment. Build quickly and improve constantly, without waiting for permission or proof that you have the right idea. It starts, he says, with being open and alert to what’s going on around you right now.
Joi Ito outlines three principles for bottom-up innovation:
- Pull over Push: Seek the resources you need when you need it.
- Learning over Education: Learning is what you do. Education is what others do to you.
- Compass over Maps: You can’t map out everything. If you know the direction, a compass helps.