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Creative Thinking

  1. 1. Creative Thinking: Your Edge http://workincolour.com.au/Saturday, 30 May 2009
  2. 2. Recent Harvard Business blogs: 12 May 2009: Its the single biggest error firms make in times of crisis: repeating the past. When the world around you is undergoing discontinuous change, repeating yesterdays mistakes is the quickest path to decay and dissolution. 11 May 2009: Todays turbulent times make mastering innovation a competitive necessity. 8 April 2009: Innovation has never been more important.Saturday, 30 May 2009
  3. 3. Creativity is one of the last remaining legal ways of gaining an unfair advantage over the competition. Ed McCabeSaturday, 30 May 2009
  4. 4. Everyone can do it, not just architects + people in ad agencies.Saturday, 30 May 2009
  5. 5. Left brain, logical, linearthinking is essential in business. (Its in the box thinking...)Saturday, 30 May 2009
  6. 6. But for 21st century success you also need right brain, creative, big picture thinking. (Thats the out of the box bit...)Saturday, 30 May 2009
  7. 7. It’s about using your whole brain, not just one side or the other...Saturday, 30 May 2009
  8. 8. Creative thinking is natural + quite easy to tap into ...with a few tips + tricksSaturday, 30 May 2009
  9. 9. Follow these 4 steps + change how you work... today.Saturday, 30 May 2009
  10. 10. Step 1: Be CuriousSaturday, 30 May 2009
  11. 11. Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect. Samuel JohnsonSaturday, 30 May 2009
  12. 12. be curious: PlaySaturday, 30 May 2009
  13. 13. be curious: Suspend JudgementSaturday, 30 May 2009
  14. 14. be curious:Ask (lots of) QuestionsSaturday, 30 May 2009
  15. 15. Step 2: Make ConnectionsSaturday, 30 May 2009
  16. 16. Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.        William PlomerSaturday, 30 May 2009
  17. 17. make connections: Talk to People in Different FieldsSaturday, 30 May 2009
  18. 18. Try Something (Anything) New make connections:Saturday, 30 May 2009
  19. 19. Step Sideways & See Another Angle make connections:Saturday, 30 May 2009
  20. 20. Step 3:Challenge YourselfSaturday, 30 May 2009
  21. 21. A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. Albert EinsteinSaturday, 30 May 2009
  22. 22. challenge yourself: Take RisksSaturday, 30 May 2009
  23. 23. challenge yourself: Accept FailuresSaturday, 30 May 2009
  24. 24. challenge yourself: Question AssumptionsSaturday, 30 May 2009
  25. 25. Step 4: Cultivate Your IdeasSaturday, 30 May 2009
  26. 26. Courage does not always roar. Sometimes, it is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow. UnknownSaturday, 30 May 2009
  27. 27. cultivate: DaydreamSaturday, 30 May 2009
  28. 28. cultivate: Give Ideas Time to GrowSaturday, 30 May 2009
  29. 29. cultivate: Consider all the PossibilitiesSaturday, 30 May 2009
  30. 30. The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Dont go back to sleep. You must ask for what you really want. Dont go back to sleep. People are going back and forth across the door sill where two worlds touch. The door is round and open. Dont go back to sleep. Mevlana RumiSaturday, 30 May 2009

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