“Time flies when you’re busy imaginating!” – #FuturistJim Carroll
Do you spend enough time enhancing your imaginuity? No? Maybe you should!
Creativity is a precious resource, and you should nurture it every day. Guard it carefully. Don’t let others take it away. Abandon those who suggest that your time spent daydreaming is wasted time. Discount the suggestions from those who tell you are wasting your time when you are deep in thought.
My professional background is actually that of a professional accountant. Way back in 1979, I was busy working on one of my first audits – we had to use a series of ‘tick marks’ in our files to provide a link into the work we had done.
Looking into last years file, I saw that people used X’s, O’s and checkmarks.
How dull, I thought!
And so I came up with an elaborate scheme of stickmen. One fellow with his right hand in the air meant one thing. Another one with his left hand in the air and his foot to the left meant another. And so on.
I even had aliens: (..) Soon after, I was called into the office of the senior manager – a crusty old fellow close to retirement – and was told that stick men were inappropriate for such a serious and sober undertaking! I should do what everyone else did. Standard tick marks. Conform!
So, whatever. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ It was at that point that I decided that I had better move my career onto something new. I got online with my first computer in 1980, dialled into a bulletin board, discovered the world of online communications, and life forever changed.
Don’t let other people stop you from pursuing your creative side. Spend more time daydreaming! Look at the things that surround you in a different way!
Draw some stick men!
Because creativity really is in your DNA. `-:-. ,-;”`-:-. ,-;”`-:-. ,-;”`-:-. ,-;” `=`,’=/ `=`,’=/ `=`,’=/ `=`,’=/ y==/ y==/ y==/ y==/ ,=,-<=`. ,=,-<=`. ,=,-<=`. ,=,-<=`.
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It will also help you to get better at spotting the future. ___o |======) /\ \/ /\ / / / \
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