Easily the best business article we’ve read this year, and a must-read for anyone hoping to succeed in commerce and rise to the top.
We’ll list here the first five lessons Jackson talks about. But please, we implore you– to learn much more detail about the first five lessons, and to read the second five, after reading this item hit the link in our first sentence above and read Eric’s complete piece on the Forbes site.
Lesson No. 1–The most enduring innovations marry art and science.
2. To create the future, you can’t do it through focus groups.
3. Never fear failure.
4. You can’t connect the dots forward – only backward.
5. Listen to that voice in the back of your head that tells you if you’re on the right track or not.
Jackson ends his article with this: "When Jobs returned to Apple in the 1990s, it was was weeks away from bankruptcy. It’s now the biggest company in the world. Anything’s possible in life if you continue to follow the simple lessons laid out above. May you change the world."