By Peter Jeff
The Leadership Mints Guy
Here’s an idea to stir your creative juice way beyond your comfort zone. Reading time: 2:14.
Just be willing to squeeze your creative juice without rhyme or reason. As author George Bernard Shaw noted:
“Reasonable men adapt themselves
to their environment, unreasonable men
try to adapt their environment to themselves.
Thus all progress is the result of the
efforts of unreasonable men.”
A freezing rain blankets the nearby ski slopes. Your eyes are nearly frozen shut. So what? Be unreasonable. That’s what Ed Pauls did. He invented a pulley-driven machine he could use to go snow skiing indoors. He invented the Nordic Track in 1975.
It’s a cold snowy day in New York. So what? Be unreasonable and write a song about the balmy south. That’s what Dan Emmett did and today we sing his song –-Dixie–with a happy go lucky zip :