A dose of creativity stimulation to ignite fresh thinking
bI expect, because you are reading this, that you are curious about your creativity. You've probably read quite a lot about it lately. This is fantastic and is an important step towards reshaping your brain for faster, more fluent and more original creative thinking. However, in the same way that reading about tennis will only get you so far on the court, you need to put your creative thinking into practice to truly develop it.
According to a Harvard University study, innovative people spend 50% more time being INTENTIONAL about thinking differently.
Here's a simple tool that I love from educator and speaker Dr Irena Yashin-Shaw, author of 'Intrapreneur' and 'Leading in the Innovation Age'. She calls it her BODS tool (to help us all become creative BODS!)
The tool comprises four questions using the acronym BODS, which stand for: better, other, different and simple. Ask yourself these questions:
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"If you wait until you are ready, you will be waiting the rest of your life." Lemony Snicket