The Heretic Logo

By PASCAL FINETTE

The Heretic is a free bi-weekly dispatch delivering insights into leadership in exponential times. For entrepreneurs, corporate irritants and change makers. Raw, unfiltered and opinionated.

be radical.
Disrupt Disruption
Build What Matters

Dec 19th, 2012

Products and Movements

I’ve been thinking about products and movements quite a bit today. Mozilla builds products. And movements. The piece which is interesting is that we don’t differentiate. Firefox is a product. And a movement.

People use our products because of functionality — and because they believe in what we do and how we do it.

That’s incredibly powerful.

Last night I closed my Instagram account. Exported all my pictures and closed the account. I was an early Instagram user. But they are just a product. Not a movement. I can find photo filters in dozen of other apps these days. I don’t need their functionality anymore. They are not a movement.

Are you still building just a product or are you working on creating meaning in the world?


1,162 Posts and Counting.
Don't miss the next post. Sign up now!