John Cleese: Busyness Is the Enemy of Creativity

Last Updated Sep 20, 2010 10:46 AM EDT

Few would argue that actor John Cleese isn't a funny guy and also a very creative one, but what does he have to do with your career? The British comedian contends that the process he used to dream up Monty Python hilarity isn't all that different from the one employees across the globe use to find innovative and improved ways of doing business. And the enemy of this process, Cleese concludes, is ordinary busyness. To keep the daily grind at bay you need a tortoise enclosure for your mind. What on earth is he talking about? Check out the engaging 10-minute video to find out. (HT to Presentation Zen for the pointer.)
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