Assumption busting : Creative thinking skills
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  • 1. CREATIVE THINKING SKILLS By: Anjana Rani Riddhi Malviya Shyamlee Shreya Sunanda Ghorai
  • 2. WHAT IS CREATIVITY? Creativity is defined as the tendency to generate or recognize ideas, that may be useful in solving problems, communicating with others, and entertaining ourselves and others.
  • 3. Used in most creative situation Effective when one is stuck in thinking paradigms. Assumed Truth that can be questioned. ASSUMPTION BUSTING
  • 4. Duration = Short and Instantaneous Style = Logical Individual
  • 5. IDENTIFY •Where do you feel stuck? Identify a problem or situation on which you want to work. THE PROCESS OF ASSUMPTION BUSTING
  • 6. GATHER DATA • Use who, what, when, where, why, and how to make a list of everything you know, think and feel about the situation. These are your assumptions.
  • 7. BUST ASSUMPTIONS •Choose one of the deepened assumptions and reverse it. Restate it in its opposite form.
  • 8. WHAT IF? • Now take this reversed statement and use the stem • “What if?” and make a list of questions that make this reversed statement more true or that expand your understanding of the assumption.
  • 9. EXAMPLE SITUATION: we cannot sell these new gadgets over the internet ASSUMPTION: We do not have the technology BUSTING: We can learn and we can buy it.
  • 10. EXAMPLE( cont.) ASSUMPTION: Buying it in would be expensive BUSTING: You dont know until you ask.Get my teenage son to do it
  • 11. EXAMPLE( cont.) ASSUMPTION: Your teenage son would not do it professionally BUSTING: Look at these sites he did. He can at least do a trial site to prove the principle.
  • 12. EXAMPLE( cont.) ASSUMPTION: It wont work BUSTING: A trial site would help prove this
  • 13. THANK YOU 