“If you want to have good ideas you must have many ideas. Most of them will be wrong, and what you have to learn is which ones to throw away.”
I love this quote from Linus Pauling. I see it as an Engineer’s equivalent of a sales funnel.
The more ideas (leads) you stuff into the top of the funnel, the more likely you’ll have great ideas (customers) coming out at the bottom of the funnel.
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I’m completely humbled by the number of immensely talented and accomplished OSS experts who subscribe to and/or read the content here on PAOSS. As a collective, you clearly have a lot of brilliant ideas pouring from the idea funnel.
Would you like to share with the community where the reliable stream of ideas at the top of your funnel come from? Who are your thought leaders?
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