INTRODUCTION TO MOONSHOT THINKING
ALSO SEE “HOW TO EXECUTE A MOONSHOT”.
Playfulness is access to genius! Playfully, one can take on the biggest games.
What are you playing? What are your games?
Initially, playing can be something small, random or even meaningless. That is a really a good space to be in! You get a chance to brainstorm, experiment and explore.
However, maybe you have already arrived at a new idea that you are really get passionate about and want to scale-up. Then, this is the time when you have the option choose big, play big and explode!
From ancient times, humans have demonstrated their love for the biggest and the grandest – places of worships, pyramids, dams, towers, et al.
In recent times, probably the most audacious project was to announce the intention of sending a human to moon and achieve it in less than a decade.
This eventually led to the term “moonshot” which has recently become popular after Google named its R&D Facility as the the Moonshot Factory which has worked on path-breaking projects like the driver-less cars, etc
Added to my reading list Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries by Safi Bahcall.
- Why go for the biggest goals? Like, right NOW! Why Moonshots?
- What are your personal Moonshots?
- What can be your organizations’s Moonshots?
- What are some of the most exciting contemporary Moonshot projects?
- more coming soon…..
Links and Resources:
The Term Moonshot