Innovative Thinking – Cultural Blocks – Blog 051

There are also many of Cultural Blocks that prevent us from being creative.  Here’s my starter list.  Add some of your own.

  • Taboos
  • Fantasy And Reflection Are A Waste Of Time
  • Playfulness Is For Children Only
  • Problem Solving Is Serious Business, Humor Is Out Of Place
  • I’m Not Supposed To Do That
  • You Will Appear Immature
  • Left Brain Is Good — Right Brain Is Bad
  • Tradition Is Preferable To Change
  • Any Problem Can Be Solved By Scientific Thinking And Lots Of Money
  • Change Is Difficult – Takes Work
  • You Need Both (The Engineer & The Architect)
  • George Lucas Anyone? (Look it up.  It’s an assignment.)

Lon Safko
Serial Innovator, Keynote Speaker, Trainer, Innovative Thinking

 

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