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Saluting the Flag of Your ImagiNATION

By Peter Jeff
The Leadership Mints  Guy

Here’s an idea to enhance your creativity. Reading time: 3:58

             Have you ever felt like running away from it all?  Oh, the freedom, the sense of wonder and opportunity over that next horizon!

             running-at-the-beachLet’s run away just like that 11-year-old boy did so many years ago. He stowed away on a ship bound for India. But then his dad caught up with him just before the ship headed out to the open sea.

         The boy was punished. His mom scolded him: “If you ever run away again, travel only in your imagination.”

          Jules Verne listened, the same Jules Verne who would travel most famously ONLY IN HIS IMAGINATION as a renown science fiction author:  Navigating 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea. Embarking on a Journey to the Center of the Earth. And rocketing From The Earth to The Moon for a manned landing on the moon 104 years before Neil Armstrong first took “One small step for man. One giant leap for mankind.”

         Ah,  the power -the POWER–of your  imagination. So powerful that Napoleon said imagination rules the world. So powerful that Albert Einstein said: “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” Continue reading