Tuesday, December 31, 2013

......on idle time




That idle time.........

Sitting on the back verandah
    or by the corner window
Gazing over grassed paddock
    or paved car park
It matters not.........

Seeking space for ideas to fit
    or making sense of that observed
Reconfiguring patterns known
    or grappling with the unknown
It matters not...........

From farm to c-suite
    experience is the same
Answers emerge from deep thought
    ideas grow in unfettered space
It matters.....that idle time

Shaun G Coffey
31 December 2013

A leader must break free of the wisdom of the herd, and strike out in bold new directions.

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