I often need a spark. Sometimes the spark is a crutch. The crutch got me in motion. It gave me momentum. It turns out not mayonnaise does not make a better doughnut. But using mayonnaise to begin with got me down the path to a better doughnut. It is the following of ideas that leads to discovery. And it is the willingness to let go of ideas that enables us to discover greatness.
June 8, 2005