Assumption busting : Creative thinking skills

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Assumption busting : Creative thinking skills

  1. 1. CREATIVE THINKING SKILLS By: Anjana Rani Riddhi Malviya Shyamlee Shreya Sunanda Ghorai
  2. 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. 3. Used in most creative situation Effective when one is stuck in thinking paradigms. Assumed Truth that can be questioned. ASSUMPTION BUSTING
  4. 4. Duration = Short and Instantaneous Style = Logical Individual
  5. 5. IDENTIFY •Where do you feel stuck? Identify a problem or situation on which you want to work. THE PROCESS OF ASSUMPTION BUSTING
  6. 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. 7. BUST ASSUMPTIONS •Choose one of the deepened assumptions and reverse it. Restate it in its opposite form.
  8. 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. 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. 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. 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. 12. EXAMPLE( cont.) ASSUMPTION: It wont work BUSTING: A trial site would help prove this
  13. 13. THANK YOU 

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