"Hypomania" or "Goal Free"? Elixirs of the creative?
Once you've checked this out, see if you know anyone that behaves with all the symptoms? I'm sure you do, whether it's your boss, co-worker, spouse, friend or just an acquaintance you can't get too close to. Author, John D. Gartner writes in "The Hypomanic Edge, The Link Between Craziness and Success in America"
about a genetic condition he calls "hypomania" and how historically our economy, its entrepreneurs, immigration, Homeland Security and creativity and innovation in America are all linked and affected.
You can also read an interview with Gartner
on Tom Peter's website.On the other hand
, here's quite a different approach to goal setting that might lead you to a worthwhile life. "Goal-free Living"
by Stephen M Shapiro who shares his discovery of , "eight secrets to living life free from the constant pressure of goals".
What a rich world we live in!