Stop what you are doing and act on it with immediate effect. Don't chill or say "nice, I work on this *insert idea* later", because that rush is in a rush and it doesn't lasts for long.
So yesterday as I was eating Jollof rice and shikin (by the way Jollof rice is like my best food), I had this crazy topic idea for the book I'm writing. What I'd do on a normal day when i get these ideas, is to grab my phone, launch open the memo pad and pour everything out or better still voice the idea out and record it for later.
But I didn't, probably because the food was too delicious. All I did was 'comment' on the idea "wow this is crazy, I'd work on this stuff later this evening".
So evening time came and I turned on my computer, clicked open MS Word ready to pour out that crazy idea. Guess what happened? Nothing! I stared at that screen for 4 hours and this was all I came up with:
|All I came up with was "THE"|
Ideas are like Orgasms- they don't last forever and you don't orgasm all the time (I stand to be corrected).
What I trying to say in essence is that when
Tip: Carry a small (pocket-sized) memo pad and a pen too wherever you go, because you don't know when the next crazy idea might surface.
PS: I'm currently on the toilet seat as I write this article because I don't want to flush down this article idea with *ahem* you-know-what.
Sadiq Daniel is a certified Crazy Writer and Teens Coach that blogs on business, Self- development, Life lessons and Ideas that challenges the status quo... You can pursue him on Twitter: @sadiqspeaks LinkedIn: Sadiq Daniel and Email:Sadiqdaniel@gmail.com