Innovative Thinking – Repositioning – Blog 110

Think Differently – Repositioning   Keep your pad at hand.   Take the company you work for and describe their product as if it were a:   Movie              _________________________ Vehicle            _________________________ Love Letter     _________________________   If you don’t have a company or product use the iPhone. How would you describe an iPhone as it were …

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Innovative Thinking – Microwaved Candy Bars – Blog 107

Microwaved Candy Bars   An engineer Percy Spencer was working with magnetrons electronic devices in 1945.  Magnetrons were developed to send microwave radio signals. As Percy Spencer stood next to a functioning magnetron, he felt the chocolate bar in his shirt pocket suddenly soften to a gooey consistency. He deduced that the microwaves emanating from …

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Innovative Thinking – Positive Action Statements – Blog 105

Transform Problems Into Positive Action Statements   Turn your statements into positive statements.  Always use double positives in a sentence whenever possible. As an example, I really dislike it when someone says “Don’t hesitate to call!”  Let’s look at this statement.  Read the word aloud and you tell me your first feeling about that word. …

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Innovative Thinking – Popular Mechanics Paper Airplane – Blog 104

Popular Mechanics Paper Airplane If you really get into designing, building and flying paper airplanes, here’s what Popular Mechanics considers one of the best designs ever! http://bit.ly/2zo7Mev Lon Safko Serial Innovator, Keynote Speaker, Trainer, Innovative Thinking Tags: innovative thinking, creative, creative thinking, Innovation, critical thinking definition, innovation definition, critical thinking skills, creative process Innovative Thinking …

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Innovative Thinking – Build Innovative Network – Blog 101

Build An Innovative Network   Innovative by association.  If you want to be more innovative and originate unusual ideas, then surround yourself with people who are innovative as well.  Get creative and inspiring people into your social circle and interact with them on a regular basis. I had a partner for 17 years who when …

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