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6 Ways to Stimulate Creative Insights

What practical things can we do to stimulate fresh ideas, creative insights and new thinking? This is key to managers and leaders who must be prepared for rapidly changing marketplace demands. “You are more likely to have creative insights and valid intuitions when your brain is in a general state characterized by remote associations, broad […]
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Creative Insights: People and Places Influence the Mind

In my attempt to understand how we can improve our abilities to be innovative and adopt a creative mindset, I’ve been reading and posting about creative insights. What practical things can we do to stimulate new thinking? This is key to managers and leaders who must be prepared for all the rapidly changing marketplace demands. […]
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How Creative Insights Differ from Intuitions & Why It Matters

What’s the difference between intuitive thinking and creative insights? Both can lead to breakthrough ideas. But there’s a difference. In my previous posts about intuitive thinking, I described how intuition uses our experience to guide us to recognize patterns and apply them in new ways to solve other problems. Understanding this helps take the mystery […]
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Want Great Performance?
Have More Creative Insights

How can leaders improve their ability to have creative insights and breakthrough ideas that drive performance improvements? In 2001, Peter Drucker wrote in The Economist that “businesspeople stand on the threshold of the knowledge society. In this society, a company’s competitive advantage will come from an historically underdeveloped asset: the ability to capture and apply […]
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Snap Decisions: the Wisdom of the Unconscious

How do you make decisions? Quickly? Intuitively? Carefully, after studying all the options? We live in a culture that values cautious decision-making. At least in the business circles I work in, everyone assumes that the quality of a decision is directly related to the time and effort that goes into making it. But psychologists and […]
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