6/21/2010

Even the best inventors rely on "happy accidents" to fuel their creative process, writes Mitch Ditkoff. The key lies in staying alert and recognizing the value that's sitting in front of you. "What pundits typically refer to as 'brilliance' is less about IQ or enlightened vision than it is letting your eyes adjust to the available light -- so you can see what's already there," Ditkoff writes.

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