Research has proven that children are more creative than adults. This has something to do with the brain wave patterns of a child but also to do with them not having learnt perceptions of how something ought to be. They don’t think about what has happened in the past, they live for the moment and […]
Explore a question, problem or thought by asking “What if…?” Try thinking of unusual or unnatural answers to your “what if” questions. Are your answers really unworkable/ridiculous or could there be some value there? Don’t stop there, try some experiments to prove/disprove your ideas.
For me, I usually get my best ideas as soon as I wake up in the morning. I used to keep a pen and paper by the side of my bed so I could record these ideas but I now use my smartphone instead. For many others their best ideas come while they are in […]
Many people think that creative solutions come about purely by luck or chance. While this is true in a few situations it is rarely the case for the majority. Most creative solutions come about as a result of lots of hard work and perseverance. New creative breakthroughs are often the result of hours upon hours […]
Technology enables us to automate many processes and do things much more quickly, as a result, we find that the latest greatest product suddenly has many, very similar competing products also on the market. Take the recent surge in tablet computers as an example. Apple releases the iPad and then within a year, there are […]
Creativity and innovation make the world go round. Turning new ideas into products and services are great for social and economic growth.So how can you contribute? What can you do to make a difference? Think about where you work – is there anything that frustrates you or perhaps something that the customers of the business […]