Serendipity in design

Not everything can or should be planned. You may find that loosening up your hold on reality may be liberating. Inspiration or ideas may come from where you least expect it. Take a break from always thinking about the next steps and enjoy randomness. You never know what might turn up or where it will lead.

In the following video, Stewart Butterfield, co-founder of Slack and Flickr, "shares lessons from his entrepreneurial journey from philosophy student to creator of hugely popular platforms for sharing and communicating, and how they began as minor features embedded in online games that were otherwise flops."