Well, it’s Saturday morning. The sun is shining brilliantly. It’s a welcome change, for the east coast has had winter snow storms during each of the past three weekends.
I grabbed the above morning croissant and cappuccino at an awesome coffee place in my town. As I read from my iPad, I noticed that the place filled up quickly, which is unusual.
And, people were smiling and chatty, even with strangers. Then, I wondered: is this all because of the sun? IMO, I think it has a lot to do with it.
Then, I wondered: does sunshine and the good ensuing mood foster innovation? I think starting a company is easy, but making it successful is really hard. There are many joys, but also, many dark moments.
So, I wonder if places like Silicon Valley have a lot of innovation because the weather creates a mood of optimism? Or, is the rate of innovation seasonal in places like Boston, NYC and Seattle? I’d be interested in any data, if people have run across any.
In the meantime, hope you’re enjoying a sunny Saturday.