“Great dreams aren’t just visions,” says Astro Teller, “They’re visions coupled to strategies for making them real.” The head of X (formerly Google X), Teller takes us inside the “moonshot factory,” as it’s called, where his team seeks to solve the world’s biggest problems through experimental projects like balloon-powered Internet and wind turbines that sail through the air. Find out X’s secret to creating an organization where people feel comfortable working on big, risky projects and exploring audacious ideas.
I like the rationale of calling it moonshot factory, where moonshot refers to moonshot vision or big and outrageous dreams. Factory reminds us to make our vision concrete through plans and strategies. What are some dreams you have today? Do you have big visions and concrete steps to achieve them? Share them in the comments section below.