Tips, tactics and strategies to help you have a Perfect Workday AND a lighter heart.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Take a Shower for Your Head
Ok, so I’m in the
shower the other morning and I get a GREAT idea!
As a male I’ve probably
spent waaaaay too much time in the shower in my life, but my point is that the
shower can be a great place to generate ideas.
Because it’s a unique
environment; where else in your life do you have the sound and feel of the
water showering down? And yes, you’re
naked….well, usually…I’ve taken too many showers with clothes on but those are stories
involving tequila and trying to do things you’d see in one of the “Fail” videos
Being in a different
environment or putting yourself in a position in which you feel differently can be a
great idea generator.
My simple questions are:
Where/when are you most creative? Where/when do you get some of your best
If you’ll ask those
simple questions you’ll usually discover that there are some commonalities.
Maybe the shower is a great creative environment for you or it could be a walk,
or riding your bike, or the beach, or in that gray area just as you’re waking
up, or with friends.
It could be in a more structured environment in which you
and coworkers lock yourself in a conference room with a whiteboard, markers and
10 pounds of Snickers.
I get great workout
ideas simply by walking around in a gym, looking at equipment, and thinking, “What
if I did this?”
We all need ideas in order
to move our lives forward. We need ideas for life areas such as work, play,
fitness, spirit and financial.
Take a walk. Take a
shower. See what happens….and don’t use all the hot water!!!!