Chapter 6. Beyond Thinking Outside the Box (What Box?)


"In a crowd there are going to be hundreds of thinkers. Among these hundreds there is going to be one out-of-the-box thinker—if you're lucky."

 --Ruth Cristello, blogger

"The older I get, the more centered I become and the more I think I really know about myself. What I know is that what other people do doesn't really have any effect on me."

 --Oprah Winfrey, talk show host

"Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought."

 --Henri Bergson, French philosopher

"Why live out of the box? To live. To be. To create. To renew."

 --Mike Vance, motivational speaker

"Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit."

 --Henry Adams, American writer

Beyond Thinking Outside the Box (What Box?)

Where Were You When 9/11 Took Place?

I remember exactly where.

I was in New York City, in the elevator of the New York Hilton—a couple of miles from Ground Zero.

The TV set was on in the elevator and I was kind of half staring at it when an image flashed on screen. It showed a heartbreaking sight, a commercial jetliner smashing into one of the Twin Towers and bursting into a terrible fireball.

I hurried to my room, turned on the TV, and called my manager, Ray Manzella, who was staying at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel across town. I told him to turn on his set.

That's when the second plane hit.

A newscaster on the TV announced that the Pentagon had been targeted, and that a jetliner headed for the White House had crashed in the middle of Pennsylvania. ...

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