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Curiosity has its own reason for existing

Curious people learn more, discover more and change things. If you want to hire creative people – look for curious people. They ask the questions about things that others ignore. If you want to be more creative – be more … Continue reading

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Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler

Making things simple is true genius. Anyone can complicate things. But it takes patience, probing questions and creative thinking to simplify. Whatever problem you are facing it’s probably not as complicated as you think – but we often make it … Continue reading

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Einstein Inspires Creative Thinking

Would you like to be a creative thinker like Albert Einstein? You might not discover the theory for relativity but you can learn from Einstein’s creative thinking techniques and apply them to your creative problem solving challenges. Albert Einstein has … Continue reading

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Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new

Mistakes are fundamental to exploring new territory. If you’re not making mistakes you are not growing. Make mistakes, make them quickly and move on. Remember Edison who made hundreds or thousands of mistakes before he invented the light bulb. Mistakes … Continue reading

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Imagination is more important than knowledge

Einstein was not disrespecting knowledge. He was pointing out that knowledge is based on our beliefs formed yesterday. The way to move into the unknown is based more on imagination than it is on knowledge. Too often knowledge will tell … Continue reading

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In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity

This statement could be a book by itself. Einstein was pointing out that real opportunity is the result of great difficulty. The opportunity will require you to wade through the doubts and challenges that dissuade the weaker minds.  

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10 Paradoxical Traits Of Creative People

1. Creative people have a great deal of physical energy, but they’re also often quiet and at rest. 2. Creative people tend to be smart yet naive at the same time. 3. Creative people combine playfulness and discipline, or responsibility … Continue reading

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2001 A Space Odyssey – closing video

Science fiction is a good place to find creative thinking. One of the peaks of creative fiction is “2011: A Space Odyssey”. Auther C. Clark as author and Stanley Kubrik as movie producer both shine in this 1968 production. I … Continue reading

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Assemble Your Creative Thinking Team within You

You have a problem to address. You are looking for creative ideas. Who would you ask? Why not ask yourself while you play different roles?  Put yourself into these various personas. Pose the question or challenge then ask each of … Continue reading

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