Sunday, October 11, 2009

Oh Happy Accident!

Mitch Ditkoff sent a message to the members of Create! Innovate! Get Out of the

OK. Here's one of the little known secrets of innovation. Much of it happens
"by accident." In other words, what you start out to accomplish doesn't quite
manifest, but while you're in the act of attempting to manifest it, something
ELSE appears. Or, more correctly, you SEE something you did not expect.
Innovators (ever curious, attentive, alert) NOTICE that something and DO
something about it. Other people blow off the moment as a mistake. "By your
stumbling, the world is perfected." Sri Aurobind

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