Mastering Creative Thinking: Two Techniques to Make Creative Thinking Stick

Innovation in Practice

Becoming even just a little bit more creative will enhance what you do every day – whether at work, at home, or just about anywhere. . But how do you learn creativity? . 2 Techniques to Master Creative Thinking. And you can do this with creativity as well. .

Mastering Creative Thinking: Two Techniques to Make Creative Thinking Stick

Innovation in Practice

Becoming even just a little bit more creative will enhance what you do every day – whether at work, at home, or just about anywhere. . But how do you learn creativity? . 2 Techniques to Master Creative Thinking. And you can do this with creativity as well. .

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Episode 038: Boost Creative Thinking By Being Specific – Ten Tips to Generate Better Ideas

Innovation in Practice

Creativity is nothing more than combining two things in an unexpected way. For example, if you mash peanut butter and jelly together, it may taste great, but it’s not very creative. How to utilize imaginary boundaries to generate creative ideas.

025: Mastering Creative Thinking: Two Techniques to Make Creative Thinking Stick

Innovation in Practice

Creativity can be learned, and there are patterns you can use to generate creative ideas. If you’ve listened to our previous episodes, you’re pretty much familiar with the 5 patterns of systematic inventive thinking or SIT method by now.

Gender Role in Creative Thinking – Not What You Think!

Innovation in Practice

Guess who’s more creative – men or women? . Well, neither is more creative than the other because both are equally creative. They just have different roles in terms of their creative output. The Study on Gender Role and Creativity.

Episode 040: The Most Underutilized Resource in Creative Thinking

Innovation in Practice

Creativity is a team sport. When you try to generate creative ideas all by yourself, you’re sitting in a vacuum. However, if you leverage the brainpower of other people, you can boost your creative output in amazing ways. Where to ask for help in the context of creativity.

How to Break the 5 Habits That Hurt Ideation

InnovationManagement

Collaborative Innovation Idea Management brainstorming chaos creative thinking Employee Engagement employee recognition idea evaluation idea generation idea management Ideation incentives motivation proactive structure value creation variety

Careers Conducive to Creativity

Idea to Value

Living a creative life is a goal for a lot of people. The idea of spending every day immersed in artistic pursuits exploring opportunities, even gaining a better understanding of what creativity means is exciting. The good news is you can tip the balance further in your creative favor.

Podcast S5E108: Dr Robert Alan Black – The history of creativity research

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with international creativity advocate Dr Robert Alan Black. We touch on his history working with the late, great Prof Paul E Torrance and speak about the history of creativity research.

Pair Artificial Intelligence with a Human Touch, And You’re Sure to Thrive

Daniel Burrus

Now, you may think that in this case, the Skip It Principle somehow directly applies to a company quickly assuming their product is faulty because the customer says so. I’ve written extensively about soft skills that humans excel at over computers , which include creative critical thinking.

Podcast S5E106: Rachel Audigé – Getting unblinkered and busting biases

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Australia’s top facilitator of Systematic Inventive Thinking, Rachel Audigé. 00:03:30 – What is Systematic Inventive Thinking (S.I.T.).

Which colours should you paint your office to be more creative?

Idea to Value

We know that our surroundings can impact our creative performance and ability to innovate. Well, several pieces of research have looked at how colour around you affects your creative performance. The best colours for more creative thinking: Blue and Green (and especially green plants ).

Sarcasm can boost creativity in teams (well yeah, obviously…)

Idea to Value

However, recent research reveals that in the right circumstances, sarcasm can actually enhance people’s creativity. The researchers wanted to test whether these mental steps would then put both the speaker and recipient in a more creative mental state. “To Creativity

Design Thinking Is Not A Safe Way To Be Creative

Game-Changer

“If you think design thinking is a cookie-cutter, templatised way to “safely” be creative, think again.” If you think #designthinking is a cookie-cutter, templatised way to "safely" be creative, think again.

Games that Boost the Creative Brain

Destination Innovation

Let’s focus now on imagination and lateral thinking. Here are my favourite games for developing creativity: Charades. It requires no equpiment but plenty of imagination, improvisation and lateral thinking. Lateral thinking puzzles. I love playing games.

Podcast S5E109: Dorte Nielsen – Teaching creativity in Danish schools

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Dorte Nielsen, founder of the Centre of Creative Thinking in Denmark, and author of The Secrets of Highly Creative Thinkers. 00:02:30 – Why creativity training and skills are so important.

Harness the Random with this Method

Destination Innovation

The use of chance is a key element in lateral thinking. How can you deliberately introduce chance into your creative thinking? The Random Word method is very good. Here is another brainstorm method for you to try – Roll the Dice.

What shapes your thinking?

Jeffrey Phillips

I think what was attributed to McLuhan is true - we shape our tools, and then they shape us. How does a corporate culture shape you, expand or contract your thinking, constrain or promote your actions? What shapes your thinking?

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Innovation Teams within Organizations

InnovationTraining.org

We help organizations discover how to build innovation and design thinking strategies into their workplace environments, start and lead innovation teams, and keep up the process of innovating every day. Creative Problem Solving Techniques Training.

5 Things You Need to Know About Collaborative Innovation Software

Planbox

This lifecycle is what Forrester describes as the 5 key activities of innovation management , a process through which creative ideas are given life via targeting, ideation, incubation, business planning, and commercialization (more on this in point 1 below).

New Research Suggests That Humans Struggle With Subtractive Thinking

Game-Changer

New research suggests that humans struggle with subtractive thinking. A paper published in Nature suggests that humans struggle with subtractive thinking. Bottom line: Subtraction drives creative thinking, which drives innovation. Creativity entrepreneurship Innovation

How to Use Teamwork to Become More Innovative

Innovation in Practice

Creativity is a team sport. When you try to generate creative ideas all by yourself, you’re sitting in a vacuum. However, if you leverage the brainpower of other people, you can boost your creative output in amazing ways. . How to Ask for Help in the Context of Creativity.

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Some Summer Silver Linings

100%Open

We definitely like to see the silver linings here at 100%Open: in fact, it’s often the times of stress and pressure and dead-ends that produce some of the most creative thinking. So far, the UK’s weather this summer has been questionable at best, torrential at worst.

The neuroscience of creativity

The Future Shapers

Creativity is very complex. The science of creativity suggests some choices can dampen creative thinking. While several things can help boost creative expression. Creativity does not involve a single brain region or a single side of the brain!

#2: Setting the Preconditions

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The Dark side of innovation – Killers of Innovation Part 3 – The Team and the Individual

The Future Shapers

In teams with insufficient diversity, groupthink or other dysfunctions will hamper creative thinking and effective collaboration to drive innovation. “To encourage people to innovate more, you have to make it safe for them to fail“ Michael Dell said.

For Creativity Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect

Game-Changer

Practice doesn’t make perfect when it comes to creativity , because of the way the brain works. To practice creativity effectively we have to disrupt our routines. The brain values repetition and efficiency, but creative thinking is messy. But, anybody who does creative work doesn’t rely on a tried and true formula. Creativity InnovationAccording to recent research by Stanford Graduate School of Business alumna Melanie S.

Innovative Innovation Meetings: Formats, Designs, and Examples

InnovationTraining.org

Design more innovative innovation meetings that boost creativity and strengthen engagement. They can be too passive, boring, yield few ideas (and even fewer creative innovations), last too long, and result in too much discussion and too little action. Top Design Thinking Books to Read.

Episode 039: No Time? No Problem. Put Clutter to Work for You to Be More Creative

Innovation in Practice

If you want to be more creative, turn off your phone and put it away. I’m just trying to remind you that your smartphone is a major distraction and that distraction is the enemy of creative thinking. We can’t just get up every morning and spend hours thinking silently.

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Episode 037: Creativity for Charities

Innovation in Practice

Do charities and nonprofit organizations also need to be as creative and innovative as for-profit companies? Today, let me share with you some ideas about how to apply creative thinking to a nonprofit organization. 3 key areas for being creative in the nonprofit world .

How to Take Advantage of Distractions for Greater Creativity

Innovation in Practice

We can’t just get up every morning and spend hours thinking silently. . Whether you are working amidst noisy kids or blaring email notifications, here are some ideas for how to use those resources and be creative despite all of your distractions: Utilize the Principle of Constraint.

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024: The Creative Power of Thinking Big: How to Improve Your Ideas with One Simple Trick

Innovation in Practice

Think big. But does this apply to creative thinking as well? As leaders, we need to be more aggressive, take more risks, and challenge ourselves to think bigger. It’s called the creative power of thinking big. . You’ve probably heard that a lot of times.

Episode 033: Creativity? Make It Someone Else’s Problem

Innovation in Practice

Are you struggling with creativity? Now, it doesn’t mean you should just stop being creative and outsource your creative thinking to someone else. . You end up with more creative ideas. . Just make it someone else’s problem.

The Creative Power of Thinking Big: How to Improve Your Ideas with One Simple Trick

Innovation in Practice

Think big. As leaders, we need to be more aggressive, take more risks, and challenge ourselves to think bigger. But does this apply to creative thinking as well? . Can you really improve your creative thinking by just thinking big? .

The Creative Power of Thinking Big: How to Improve Your Ideas with One Simple Trick

Innovation in Practice

Think big. As leaders, we need to be more aggressive, take more risks, and challenge ourselves to think bigger. But does this apply to creative thinking as well? . Can you really improve your creative thinking by just thinking big? .

Episode 031: Two New Apps to Help You Learn Creativity

Innovation in Practice

There are lots of ways for you to learn about systematic creativity. Think about how this can benefit your personal and professional life. So dive in, learn, develop, and become a student of creativity. In this episode you’ll hear: Two apps to help you learn creativity.

How to Generate Creative Ideas At Home, Work, and Everywhere In Between

Innovation in Practice

Creativity is nothing more than combining two things in an unexpected way. For example, if you mash peanut butter and jelly together, it may taste great, but it’s not very creative. In the case of creativity specifically, you can’t just say you want to be generally creative.

Creativity? Make It Someone Else’s Problem

Innovation in Practice

Are you in a creative rut? Now, it doesn’t mean you should just stop being creative and outsource your creative thinking to someone else. . It’s a simple trick that will make you use your brain in a different way – and as a result, boost your creativity. .

Two New Apps to Help You Learn Creativity

Innovation in Practice

Can you learn to be more creative? . There are lots of ways for you to learn about systematic creativity. Just think about how using these can benefit both your personal and professional life. . So dive in, learn, develop, and become a student of creativity.

Liberating Structures Training and Templates

InnovationTraining.org

From hackathons to stand up meetings and everything in between, we understand that a more collaborative approach can make a massive difference in boosting efficiency, creativity, and effectiveness.

The Top 4 Innovation Culture Best Practices from the World’s Most Successful Companies

Qmarkets

According to MaRS – North America’s largest urban innovation hub, “a culture of innovation is an environment that supports creative thinking and advances efforts to extract economic and social value from knowledge, and, in doing so, generates new or improved products, services or processes”.

Five Ways That Your Business Can Save Money After The Pandemic

The Human Factor

The real key for this summer, the rest of 2021 and the years ahead is going to be figuring out how you can spend smarter. If you want some pointers for how your business can save money with some creative thinking, read on. image source.

Managing Our Natural Impatience In The Business

The Human Factor

We may not want a trained squirrel or a golden egg goose, but we remain impatient to get what we think we are due. Employees struggle to deliver exceptional results in a space that doesn’t enhance their creativity, work process, and overall mental health.