John Cleese on creating the environment and conditions for creativity. Here he talks about the notion of time and solving problems.

I’ve recently been thinking a lot about this: About the fast, lean spirit of the startup industry (a culture of disposable-ness) versus making things imbued with context and thoughtfulness (culture of craftsmanship).

It’s easier than ever to make something. But it seems rarer than ever to come across something that possesses quality.

[NB: The video link has been taken down. Here’s more over at Brainpicking.]

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