The tyranny of choice

great quote from Roger McNamee in Judy Estrin’s book.

“Our parents grew up in a world where they had to make three decisions by their twenty-fifth birthday – whom they were going to marry, where they were going to live, and what they were going to do professionally,” observes investor Roger McNamee. “They didn’t have a lot of choices. Now we have a million choices, but we’re entirely at the mercy of our own judgment and skills.”

Estrin, J. (2008). “Closing the Innovation Gap“. New York, McGraw-Hill.

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About Keith Cotterill

After 25 years in finance and technology, I have returned to university to read for a doctorate at Cambridge. I am an active technology entrepreneur and investor as well as a researcher and divide my time between the UK and Silicon Valley.

Posted on March 15, 2010, in Innovation. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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