Some people would say that nothing gets better with age! However, that’s not true – wine gets better with age, cheese gets better with age, and so does your ability to be innovative! You may be thinking, what?
Yes, as we age we become better at creativity and innovation! And according to entrepreneur Tom Agan there are reasons for that:
- You learn from your mistakes – It gives you business intuition of what will work and what will not work
- Gray hair is convincing- It helps you gain the confidence of others and incline them to follow your innovative concepts and methods
- You learned the patterns before breaking them – As you age you are comfortable challenging a company’s idea of “success” and breaking patterns
Want more? Click here for the complete story in the New York Times article, Why Innovators Get Better With Age.
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“You’re never too old. Unfortunately, you’re always too young to know it.”