Hey, I’ve got an idea…

Great advice by Casual Fridays on the micro-details, boots-on-the-ground, life-in-the-trenches reality of innovation–the act of actually mentioning your idea to others for the first time: 7 Reasons No One Likes Your Ideas. For example:

1. You took a leap, but didn’t build a bridge.
Our minds wander down paths and make leaps from one idea to the next very quickly. Your idea makes perfect sense to you because of the path you followed internally. If you don’t take everyone else down that path, it probably won’t make sense to them.

and

5. You tossed an egg instead of a bird.
You tossed it out there too early. Given time, it would have flown…

Should be required reading for anyone involved in anything creative.