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Ideas—The Lifeblood of an Organization

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider’s web.

—PABLO PICASSO

The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas.

—LINUS PAULING

Let’s now consider those finicky and elusive sparks that ignite the many new products, services, refinements, and enhancements that we as consumers enjoy and demand at an increasing pace. These temperamental ideas are what give rise to the great actions, products, and services of our day, yet they are so often extinguished before they’re ever given a chance.

Drawn on a napkin, hashed out over the fourteenth hole, or devised while eating junk ...

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