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The Weird Strategy of Dr. Seuss to Create His Greatest Work

Dr. Seuss took the bet and won. The result was a little book called Green Eggs and Ham. Since publication, Green Eggs and Ham has sold more than 200 million copies, making it the most popular of Seuss’s works and one of the best-selling children’s books in history. Here’s what we can learn from Dr. Seuss. Read More

Inspiring article

Reminds me of the idea conceived in the book "Paradox of Choice". Having too many options can be stifling. Having imposed limits does surprisingly increase both freedom and creativity.

Love it. Thanks for your post.

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