A lifetime removed from an earlier education that focused on finding the right answers and high achievement, "Little Bets" author Peter Sims believes that "life is much more rich when you're doing creative work."
Appearing last year at the IdeaFestival, Sims talks in this IdeaFestival Conversation about his nickname in high school (and why it may be less relevant than it once was), compares this period in U.S. history to another, and explains why he's so optimistic about the future.
The beauty of uncounted and culture-wide "little bets" is that they eventually result in new professions, companies and whole new industries.
To innovate, explore.
Festival passes for IdeaFestival 2013 are on sale now, but don't wait too long to make that purchase. We are expecting to sell out again this year!