Ali Anani en Lifestyle, beBee in English, Creative Writers 27/9/2016 · 1 min de lectura · 2,1K

Ideas Don't Move

Ideas Don't Move

Trees don't move and yet they produce lovable fruits. I often say "a moving idea", but I am still in my place. To be living is to be moving? Trees live longer than humans. Is this a paradox?

There are the walking trees. In fact, they don't walk. It is their growth pattern that makes them appear walking without actually walking. The waking palm tree grows new roots to benefit the maximum from sunlight. When the new roots settle and press their way down in the soil, the opposing roots hang up in the air. The trees look like walking. We may learn a lot from these trees. Instead of dropping dead leaves; it is "dropping" new roots in the soil that expose old roots up in the air. Does disruption look like a walking palm tree with old products and habits hanging up in the air while new ones are firmly settled in the fertile soil of customers' minds? A disruptive idea might not be moving, but it may create the image of walking and meanwhile exposes old roots (ideas) in the air.

Ideas Don't Move

Trees don't move or you shall plant a tree in a corner only to find it in another corner. This doesn't happen. However, the beauty of trees is acknowledging their limitations and acting accordingly. They know how to follow sunlight and gravity, how to attract moving bodies and then restrict their movement for a purpose. Plants attract insects to use their nectar from selected locations on the stems, but not to reach the nectar in other parts of the plant. Trees benefit from the armies of ants by providing the ants with easily accessible nectar so that the ants may repel other predators from reaching the nectar. The ants move in huge numbers on the body of a standstill tree. If trees don't walk, they know how to attract moving insects for a purpose and to limit their movements to areas where the tree desires them to move in.

Trees have developed amazing innovative ideas to defend them because their inability to move. Plants have thorns to retard herbivores, and the ability to release chemical volatiles a s warning from sister plants to alert them to the incoming danger. If you are unable to move, you send volatile messages that shall move into uncontrollable paths. A message or a poem by a prisoner might reach deaf ears far beyond anybody would imagine. This is the challenge: ignore your limitations and send a volatile message. We are only motionless if we surrender to our handicap of not being able to move. One image can move the world. Produce that image and you shall find the world moving for you.

I am restricted from any movement right now because of severe cold. I am not able to move. I only hope this buzz brings movement in your beautiful hearts. Ideas might be as solid as trees are, but motionless. Make your idea attractive for others to get attracted to your idea and move it forward. When things seem to be not moving you may learn from trees how to make others move for them.



Ali Anani 28/9/2016 · #26

#25 Dear sister @Irene Hackett- it is a paradox. I am writing about standstill tree while having caught severe cold and then your comment warms me up and runs my water. Yes, we can go beyond our limitations and this is the core message of this buzz. Acceptance of our limitations creates creative thinking and yields to the production of fruity ideas such as yours.

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Irene Hackett 28/9/2016 · #25

Dear brother @Ali Anani - first, please take good care of yourself as you are recovery from that cold! Second, know that your buzzes always warms my heart and move me beyond thoughts. It is interesting this idea of movement that is not associated with a phisical shift - I find the key concept to be 'shift'. Something within can shift as we go beyond limiting circumstance, beyond limiting thoughts (refer To @Lisa Gallagher recent triumph) and it is the power of the universe. Nothing less.

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Ali Anani 28/9/2016 · #24

#23 Yes dear @Neil Smith and we do live in a world of paradoxes. The non-moving trees move mountains, emotions and great wisdom as yours is. I appreciate your generous comment.

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Neil Smith 28/9/2016 · #23

Nice article Ali Anani. Paradoxically demonstrating that your ideas moved to readers around the world.

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Ali Anani 28/9/2016 · #22

#20 Yes- one word or one image may produce a rippling effect to change the world. I appreciate your good words about me and coming from you fills me with special pride dear @Lisa Gallagher

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Ali Anani 28/9/2016 · #21

#19 The expected quality of comment from @Mohammed Sultan and you never fail to deliver high quality fruity comments. I like so much your attention to "the idea we stick in our customers mind about our fruits(products) can pull them or move them to the store shelves to pick these fruits.This's the " idea pull" on which the concept of our ads is built". Amazing how you summarized my recent buzzes with such depth and interconnections.

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Lisa Gallagher 28/9/2016 · #20

@Ali Anani, your mind is so creative! "One image can move the world," this is so true and it may be something we do that feels so simple, yet could have a ripple effect! I hope you are feeling better very soon dear Ali!

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Mohammed Sultan 28/9/2016 · #19

Dear Ali Anani,PhD.Your ideas can take us everywhere and even can change the equilibrium of our minds.Trees don't move but produce fruits that provide us with the energy required to make us move.Some fruits, as well as,ideas are more preferable than others although they are irrigated by the same source ,the same water, and the same source of knowledge.Trees are like organizations can diversify organically either vertically or horizontally,change their leaves and businesses, but also keep their roots intact.The idea we stick in our customers mind about our fruits(products) can pull them or move them to the store shelves to pick these fruits.This's the " idea pull" on which the concept of our ads is built.Whether our advertising ideas are enough to do the job or not,we always go back to our pipelines of ideas to find a new one,and then run with it to the market.Our innovation process also starts with an idea that can move us everywhere and even can change our strategic equilibrium.

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