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Jolting yourself out of the rut                      Tips to get ideas flowing
Write down the problemIf you ask yourselfthe right questions,you’re half-way tosolving the problem.Or maybe further.
Map your thoughtsIt’s a great way of exploring       different avenues
Read !!!Perhaps you don’t have enough information?Do more. The answer may come froma reflection, hidden away somewhere.
Listen to the BluesBrain waves adapt to the rhythm of Blues,riding on its tempo to enhance creative thinking and produce i...
Do something thatrequires a lot ofconcentration.It clears your mind,and pushes theproblem to yourmore powerfulback brain. ...
Hit the pub Go somewhere different.New surroundings give you a  different state of mind.
What would Steve Jobs do?If you can’t solve the problem as you, try to do it as someone else.Imagine you’re that someone e...
Deliberately come up with silly ideasYou may be setting your standards too high.Deliberately lower them to get ideas flowi...
Keep on rewriting the problem Maybe you’re still asking yourself the wrong questions. Rewriting it in a different way may ...
Hit the pub againUnder pressure,a drink or two might help you relaxand get you thinking.
Have a nap             Dreams are a brain’s way of sorting out data.             Have a nap and let your brain do the thin...
Do the opposite                  Never think there is only one way to solve a                  problem: try and think the ...
Finish those unfinished Post-Its         Don’t just settle for the first idea.         Set your goals and don’t give up   ...
Hit another pubBuy some total strangers adrink and talk with them.Feed them your thoughts,and buy them some food.Challenge...
If you’re stuck, give up              Just for now !              Don’t push it !     Give up	              If you do, you...
Visit Uswww.GlobalStrategists.com                        Drink responsively and don’t drink & drive
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You are looking for new ideas, products, concepts or technologies, and you're stuck, desperate, in panic with cold sweat trickling down your back. What now?

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  1. 1. Jolting yourself out of the rut Tips to get ideas flowing
  2. 2. Write down the problemIf you ask yourselfthe right questions,you’re half-way tosolving the problem.Or maybe further.
  3. 3. Map your thoughtsIt’s a great way of exploring different avenues
  4. 4. Read !!!Perhaps you don’t have enough information?Do more. The answer may come froma reflection, hidden away somewhere.
  5. 5. Listen to the BluesBrain waves adapt to the rhythm of Blues,riding on its tempo to enhance creative thinking and produce innovative ideas.
  6. 6. Do something thatrequires a lot ofconcentration.It clears your mind,and pushes theproblem to yourmore powerfulback brain. Have a go at Sudoku
  7. 7. Hit the pub Go somewhere different.New surroundings give you a different state of mind.
  8. 8. What would Steve Jobs do?If you can’t solve the problem as you, try to do it as someone else.Imagine you’re that someone else. Now try to solve it as he would.
  9. 9. Deliberately come up with silly ideasYou may be setting your standards too high.Deliberately lower them to get ideas flowing.You can always raise them again later.
  10. 10. Keep on rewriting the problem Maybe you’re still asking yourself the wrong questions. Rewriting it in a different way may help you think about the problem differently too.
  11. 11. Hit the pub againUnder pressure,a drink or two might help you relaxand get you thinking.
  12. 12. Have a nap Dreams are a brain’s way of sorting out data. Have a nap and let your brain do the thinking.
  13. 13. Do the opposite Never think there is only one way to solve a problem: try and think the opposite way. It probably won’t work, but it will get you appoaching a problem from a different angle.
  14. 14. Finish those unfinished Post-Its Don’t just settle for the first idea. Set your goals and don’t give up until you’ve reached them.
  15. 15. Hit another pubBuy some total strangers adrink and talk with them.Feed them your thoughts,and buy them some food.Challenge. Explore. Discuss.Listen, and listen more.
  16. 16. If you’re stuck, give up Just for now ! Don’t push it ! Give up If you do, you may get yourself deeper into the rut.** * Try again later……..
  17. 17. Visit Uswww.GlobalStrategists.com Drink responsively and don’t drink & drive

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