Since taking the huge leap into entrepreneurship a few months ago, I’ve learned quite a bit about how great ideas come about.
Such as, great ideas ignite in the second hour.
What does that mean? It means just that. Whenever I have a coffee or lunch meeting with someone, I notice that great ideas are often born in the second hour of conversation. Sometimes, the time runs out just as the momentum starts building. But on other occasions, time evaporates.
There are generally two types of people I meet in business– sap suckers and momentum builders. Sap suckers can suck the energy right out of the conversation with their cynicism, negativity and packaged way of thinking. My solution – run! Don’t fall into their trap.
Momentum builders – on the other hand – are my kind of people. These are the folks who like to think outside the box; for them, anything is possible. They use their positive energy and draw upon their experiences, talents and connections to make things happen.
So, whenever I meet a momentum builder, the conversation for the first hour is mostly about what we do, how we got there and what we would like to do.
Then, before we know it- we’ve entered the SECOND HOUR…
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