Get Excited and Make Things

Get Excited and Make Things

A talk about how to get motivated to create the things that matter to you. Presented at TEDxNJIT 2011.

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1afhypdiBQ&feature=player_embedded

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Matthew Bischoff

November 11, 2011
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Transcript

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  3. GET EXCITED

  4. AND

  5. MAKE THINGS

  6. MATTHEW BISCHOFF

  7. HELLO my name is Matt

  8. GET EXCITED

  9. What excites you?

  10. CAPTURE THOUGHTS

  11. STEAL IDEAS

  12. Ideas are worthless.

  13. Products solve problems.

  14. MAKE THINGS

  15. 90% of everything is crap.

  16. 1. Make it work. 2. Make it right. 3. Make

    it fast.
  17. Details matter.

  18. Users are people.

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  20. LESS IS MORE

  21. LESS IS BETTER

  22. “If you make everything bold, nothing is bold.”

  23. Be useful.

  24. “We don’t need any more fart apps.”

  25. Build a great team. Even if it’s just you.

  26. Don’t take $.

  27. Don’t make $.

  28. “But Matt, I’m busy.”

  29. You’re not busy.

  30. You’re gonna suck.

  31. “You don’t work for a dollar, you work to create

    and have fun.”
  32. Real artists ship.

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