Creative thinking basics

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Creativity and Types of Innovation
Conceptual Blocks
Three Components of Creativity
The Paradoxical Characteristics of Creative Groups
Tools for Defining Problems and Creating New Ideas
Creating a Creative Climate

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Creative thinking basics

  1. 1. CREATIVE THINKINGPrepared By : Gihan Aboueleish
  2. 2. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Creative thinking - Gihan Abiueleish 2 Contents 1. Creativity and Types of Innovation 2. Conceptual Blocks 3. Three Components of Creativity 4. The Paradoxical Characteristics of Creative Groups 5. Tools for Defining Problems and Creating New Ideas 6. Creating a Creative Climate
  3. 3. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Creative thinking - Gihan Abiueleish 3Application
  4. 4. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Creative thinking - Gihan Abiueleish 4 Exercise : More Than Meets The Eye• One of the most useful of all thinking modes in creative problem solving is visual thinking. It is especially effective in solving problems where shapes, forms, or patterns are concerned. To improve your powers of visualization, concentrate on the accompanying illustration.• Q: Try to see as many additional items in the picture as you can. Look at it from many different points of view and from as many angles as you wish. •
  5. 5. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Creative thinking - Gihan Abiueleish 5Answers: 1. An anvil. 2. An overpass pillar on a highway. 3. Champagne glass. 4. Piano stool. 5. Tower with revolving restaurant. 6. Minute-timer. 7. Propeller. 8. Chess-game rook or castle. 9. Fruit holder. 10. Bird bath. 11. Chalice. 12. Rubber grommet. 13. Keyhole slot in door. 14. An extrusion die. 15. Two Pontiac automobiles about to crash head on. 16. A screw jack. 17. An arrowhead going into an object. 18. Two girls sitting back-to-back and holding parcels on their heads.
  6. 6. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Creative thinking - Gihan Abiueleish 6Exercise : Breaking Out The problem: Draw four straight lines through the nine dots without retracing and without lifting your pen from the paper.
  7. 7. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Creative thinking - Gihan Abiueleish 7Answer
  8. 8. What Is Creativity?Creativity is the ability to bring something intoexistence that was not there before. Webster’s DictionaryCreativity is the connecting and rearranging ofknowledge in the minds of people, who allowthemselves to think flexibly - to generate new, oftensurprising ideas that others judge to be useful. Paul E Plsek
  9. 9. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Creative thinking - Gihan Abiueleish 9 Creativity is the ability to bring something into existence that was not there before - from a possibility in the future. It is generated from our inner domain of Being
  10. 10. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Creative thinking - Gihan Abiueleish 10 WHY creativity is not taught in schools? No Science-based definition ! No Science-based approach !
  11. 11. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Creative thinking - Gihan Abiueleish 11Two Actions:Ordinary Actions (Reaction) - From Knowing &Creative Actions (Creations) - From Being
  12. 12. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Creative thinking - Gihan Abiueleish 12Reactions
  13. 13. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Creative thinking - Gihan Abiueleish 13
  14. 14. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Creative thinking - Gihan Abiueleish 14 Everything That Exists Is There Because Somebody Said So!
  15. 15. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Creative thinking - Gihan Abiueleish 15
  16. 16. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Creative thinking - Gihan Abiueleish 16The Source Of The Communication ForCreation In The Domain Of Being Intuition is the extension of the unlimited five senses into Space/Time, which reveal the real world. Integrity is the true representation of life as obtained by our unlimited senses. Intention is both the built-in life force and/or the power of growth, as well as the conscious commitment to create something revealed from Intuition and Integrity.
  17. 17. The communication for creation Declarations Promises Requests
  18. 18. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Creative thinking - Gihan Abiueleish 19 The general condition for generating creations If we can ignore the advice and objections from our ego and our conscious mind, and do what we have promised and keep our word only because we promised to do so, then we will receive the outer and inner support for our project that is necessary to produce unforeseen and outstanding results, which often surpass our highest goals and expectations. Creations are generated when we live by our word and not as a reaction to circumstances surrounding us.
  19. 19. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Creative thinking - Gihan Abiueleish 20 We can’t be creative without good support Creativity shows up in cooperation between people supporting each other.
  20. 20. Costs And Benefits Of Creactions And Reactions
  21. 21. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Creative thinking - Gihan Abiueleish 22 Thank you

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