Quote by Alex Osborn on The Conquering Zero

Thursday Thoughts: Alex Osborn

Hi everyone! It’s Thursday–wow, what a crazy week. I have one big project I have to hand in on Friday and then a ton of research and concept work to do. Often the research doesn’t seem as glitzy as creating the actual project, but I know that I need to do a good job in order to have a solid foundation to work from. If there’s one thing I’ve learned so far in this program, it’s that you usually can’t have a successful project without good ideas backed by extensive research!

Here’s your thought for today:

Worry is essentially a misuse of imagination.

Today’s quote spoke to me right away. Alex Faickney Osborn was an advertising executive who worked on accounts such as Chrysler, BF Goodrich, General Electric, and Du Pont during the first half of the nineteenth century. He is also known as the father of brainstorming, presented in his 1942 book How To Think Up. Read More »