More nuggets of wisdom from Debbie Stier.
The moral of the story is to think differently. Really differently. Forget the old way. It doesn’t work in the new economy. Stop trying to control; make something useful and help people use it; get out of the way. Re-imagine the future.
If you’re not too sick and tired of the soap boxing, prognosticating and Doomsday ranting about the future of the publishing industry, Debbie Stier is a good level head to follow. She gets it. Goodbye, Gutenberg paradigm. Hello, Socratic paradigm. But she’s not sensational, nor does she submit her readers to the histrionics proliferating lately. It’s simple: create value, share, yield control and stand clear!