Do something with your dreams....


Ever see a kid with a new idea: they can’t wait to tell someone; it’s the same with grownups: we might take a little longer to think ideas through, but in the end, something must be done with them.  Las Vegas is filled with ideas that seemed improbable at the time but which went on to become icons: just look at all the themed architectural wonders on the Strip. On a much smaller scale (but no less creative), the research and new game ideas that are fostered by UNLV’s International Gaming Institute: student ideas that lead to discoveries and patents. Globally, it was the electric light, the horseless buggy, television and computers; more recently it’s been smartphones and their apps, Uber, and soon, self-driving cars and commercial flights into space. Bringing this back to the personal, my ideas included applicant tracking, self-service applications, and the practice of hiring for attitude and training for skills: what are yours (or those of your employees)?  Great organizations and managers foster creative thinking and promote innovation. Don’t keep good ideas inside: do something with them today.

Alfred North Whitehead (1861 – 1947): English mathematician and philosopher.