Roger von Oech

Roger von Oech


Author Profession: US Businessman
Born: February 06, 1948
Age: 68 years old
Birth Sign: Aquarius


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It's easy to come up with new ideas; the hard part is letting go of what worked for you two years ago, but will soon be out-of-date.

It's important for the explorer to be willing to be led astray.

Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn't work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach.

Take advantage of the ambiguity in the world. Look at something and think what else it might be.

If you make an error, use it as a stepping stone to a new idea you might not have otherwise discovered.

Everyone has a 'risk muscle.' You keep it in shape by trying new things. If you don't, it atrophies. Make a point of using it at least once a day.

Humor helps people open up.

Either you let your life slip away by not doing the things you want to do, or you get up and do them.

If you don't execute your ideas, they die.

Most people think of success and failure as opposites, but they both are products of the same process.

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but play is certainly the father.

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. Oscar Wilde

The adrenaline of a live performance is unlike anything in film or theater. I can see why it's so addictive. Gwyneth Paltrow

I always loved acting and improv and sketch comedy and theater, which I did at a local youth theater. Emma Stone age

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