Tag Archives: Creative Problem Solving

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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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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First Rule of Creative Thinking

The first rule of creative thinking and creative problem solving is to “Forget what you know” because you don’t really know anything. You only think you know.  What you think is determined by what you believe. What you believe is determined … 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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Ask Better Questions for Creative Problem Solving

Creative Problem Solving: Ask better questions and listen. Ask the “reporters’ questions” to gather facts. Ask why to define the problem. Creative Problem Solving tips from George Torok.

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Creative Thinking, Creativity & Creative Problem Solving?

What’s the difference between creative thinking, creativity and creative problem solving? Video with George Torok.

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How to View Rules – video

Creative Problem Solving requires you to understand the reason for rules and how to challenge them.  

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Creative Problem Solving defined

Creative Problem Solving defined on Wikipedia This definition of Creative Problem Solving appears accurate if platonic. Creative problem solving is the mental process of creating a solution to a problem. It is a special form of problem solving in which … Continue reading

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Want to Be Creative? Relax

“Intense focus isn’t the way to come up with a creative solution to a problem. Relaxation is.” Presented with a problem, our left hemispheres seem to take immediate charge. For problems requiring brute analytical force, this works just fine. But … Continue reading

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Creative Thinking: SCAMPER

SCAMPER is an idea generating tool kit to call up creative ideas on demand. SCAMPER is a series of bold questions to pose to force innovative ideas in the creative problem solving process. Enjoy this video with Creativity Catalyst and … Continue reading

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