Both hemispheres of the brain work in tandem. When there’s optimal function, the possibilities pertaining to creation are endless and extraordinary. Poet De’Medici draws a picture of what can be achieved by harnessing the brain’s full potential. “Here’s the thing I’ve learned, having to be the business guy, the guy who wrote the book, who made the music, filmed the documentary: You have a right side of your brain that’s more abstract and the left side that’s more logical. The
There’s a distinct contrast between creation and discovery. Although both are necessary, the process of discovery is a concept, that if executed correctly, will conserve unnecessary energy expended on creation. Poet De’Medici shares his philosophy. “When you discover a diamond, no matter how rough it is, it’s a diamond. But when you synthesize a diamond in a laboratory, that’s a whole different thing. There’s a reason why rough diamonds you find in mines will always be more e
“Before anything, your proof of concept must exist. Then you can start thinking about traction after you’ve hit a wall and realize the idea must now become a business. Figure out whether you have all the tangible and intangible tools to legitimately pitch and receive invitations to incubators and networks. Not everyone has the backbone, hustle, or vision to get to that point. You need to be realistic about what you’re doing for people. That’s all business is.” “We’ve adopted
There are a multitude of management styles and methods a leader can deploy to influence others. Tomestic’s Founder and CEO, Poet De’Medici, offers his perspective on how to inspire motivation and engender loyalty within the startup culture. “Tomestic has adapted to an agile strategy. If outsourcing is required, we’ll do that. Daily, we wear the hats we need to wear. Right now, we’re doing a lot of building up. We're pitching to investors, etc.” “If you’re persistent enough, y
Team dynamics are forces that influence how individuals work together, perform and accomplish team goals. At their best, positive organizational culture, leadership and team dynamics create the ripple effects that generate high performance and affect every aspect of the business. Company culture is the sum of formal and informal systems, behaviors and values, all of which create an experience for employees and customers. At the core, it’s how things get done in the workplace.
When building a business, it’s inevitable you’ll encounter a myriad of thoughts and emotions either personally or from your team. Tomestic Founder and CEO, Poet De’Medici, offers valuable insight on what he’s experienced as the leader of a tech startup when dealing with the concepts of lack and doubt. “People at their core are good. But our hang-ups and insecurities color our decisions. We often confuse lack with doubt. As an innovator, you’re operating in lack which should p