Month: January 2019

Innovative Thinking – Other Cultural Factors – Blog 052

Can you think of any other Cultural factors that could prevent you from being less creative and innovative?  Write them down! Beyond The Boundaries Action Tip… Left Brainers: Once a week, try something you have never done before, really. Right Brainers: Once a day, sit quietly and think calming thoughts for 15 minutes.  I know.  …

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Innovative Thinking – Are You Left Or Right Brained – Blog 053

Getting Beyond the Boundaries   Breakthroughs in thinking require a willingness to push ourselves beyond our comfort zone. This allows us to get past “the way it has always been done.” Here’s a little test to see if you are more of a “left brain thinker” or a “right brain thinker”.  Move quickly, write your …

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Innovative Thinking – I Still Can’t Believe It – Blog 056

I Can’ Believe It   I could sense that you like the “I Can’t Believe It” quotes, so here’s a few more.   ”Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible.” -Lord Kelvin, president, Royal Society, 1895   “I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.” -Thomas Watson, chairman and founder of IBM, 1943   …

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Innovative Thinking – Mistakes Are Opportunities – Blog 058

Ivory Soap   In 1878 Harley Proctor while working for his father’s soap and candle factory wanted to create a white, creamy, lightly scented higher end soap product.  He asked his cousin James Gamble who was a chemist to help.  They called it “White Soap”.  It sold well.   Later a factory worker went to …

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