The third, which I think it’s the highest leverage and the most overlooked, is am I working on the right thing? The emotion that I really cue into is fear and trying to transform that fear into courage. What I am most afraid of doing, what I feel the most resistance towards, is mostly likely the thing that is most important for me to do.
a group o…tion.” It was funny. It’s only when you think about a much bigger scale of things that you’re like, Hmmmm: Are people aware that their interactions are being architected by a group of people who have a certain set of ideas about how the world works and what’s good?
MySpace was about building an online community among people who had similar interests. We might look the same because at some level it has the same shape, but what it accomplishes for the individual is solving a different problem. We were trying to improve the efficiency of communication among friends.