You’ve heard the cliche, success is a journey, not a destination. In many cases, I agree. There is more fun in the chasing than in the catching. To illustrate this I have a small story - A person went fishing with his friend and caught a big fish. He was thrilled and scrambled around to find a camera to take a picture. When the person bent over to let the fish go, his friend said, “What are you doing?
Below is an article posted on silicon-India, regarding three young Indian talents who have created apps which is actually a smart information retrieval system application currently available for i-phone, i-pad, and Android. These three Indian talents Archana Patchirajan, Puneet Mehta and Sonpreet Bhatia actually own a company called "MyCityWay".What feels gr8 is that they are all Indian and my idea was worth millions of dollars but what feels bad is that someone else had owned your idea. Well, congrats to young entrepreneurs and wish their idea goes long way up.
In the Spartan foyer of Eugene M. Lang's midtown Manhattan office hang half a dozen framed 19th century patents for what seem to be rather mundane inventions, e.g., Edward West's "machine for cutting and heading nails,' 1802, and Anthony Dolittle's process for improving "the art of distilling the meal of maise, or Indian corn,' 1829.
This is a beautiful ancient verse of wisdom. Everything originates from thoughts. An idea takes shape from thoughts. After scrutiny and deliberation, it becomes an act. When several acts take place a character is formed. In the long run, one's destiny evolves from such a character. That is the power of thought.