Today Seth Godin’s site slipped inside a couple of brains found in most organizations, and I was intrigued by the two polar opposites he described. Would you agree with Seth’s description of Thrill seekers and Fear avoiders.
Seth notes that Forbes finds more than 700 billionaires and virtually none are both young and retired.
To Seth question… “How do explain why so many organizations get big and then just stop? I think it’s all about people who fail to reboot their brains for innovating, give up before they invent...
Then I read a story in Fox News that affirms no meeting will take place between Helen Mirren and the Queen and I saw a bit more of what Seth called “exciting, bubbling pots of innovation and energy while others are just sort of dronefests.”
Here’s Mirren’s attitude expressed when asked if she’d met with the queen, at a swanky dinner last night. She shared how she would not rest on the laurels of the Queen’s character forever. Moving on, she’s going to make a "fun movie" next but wouldn't say what it will be.
"And then I'd like to do some
In fact, Mirren has two films in her sights: Iain Softley's, Inkhearts and Jon Amiel's, Angel Makers.
Thrill seekers move on, learn and live so that new opportunities soon wash over both thrills and fears in colors that open curtains of another Oscar possibility. What’s your next thriller?