Do You Know How To Give Birth to Ideas?
The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.
- Linus Pauling
A Book ABout* New Ideas
Giving birth to new ideas is not easy, but if you have the right mind stuff ... it is not that hard either. It is what you do with the ideas that matters*.
Do you let your ideas wither on the vine? Or assume someone else will take care of them and nurture them into a viable product, theory or method for doing things better?
Even when you give birth to great ideas, keep in mind that ...
- the first mover advantage does not always guarantee success (the benefits associated with getting to market with an idea first)
- you may have a great idea, but your someone else may be better at implementing that idea and selling it to the public
That is why it is important to have the right allies, partners, champions and evangelists around you. They can help when the following wisdom applies ...
Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one where they sprang up.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
For now, if you need ideas about getting and birthing ideas, try these resources: