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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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The important thing is to not stop questioning.

This is a powerful statement. Creative problem solving is a process of asking advancing questions. Yet too many people stop when they don’t hear an answer that they like. Or they stop when they are frustrated. But, the only way … 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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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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