Think Outside of the Box
You’ve heard the expression "thinking outside of the box." It’s thinking creatively and solving problems in ways that defy convention. Outside-the-box thinkers see the same information differently from the way their coworkers do. When others "zig," they "zag." You can learn how to think outside of the box. The payoff can be huge for your employer. Learning this skill starts with experiencing failure caused by conditioned linear thinking. Try a few exercises designed for this purpose. Once you have an “aha!” experience with the exercises, then you’ve got the idea.
Resource: www.creativethinking.net [search: “exercises”]
Keith Stein |