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The Most Important Lesson Nobel Laureate Physicist Richard Feynman Learned about Creativity March 13th, 2013
Innovation guru John Kao proposed in his landmark book , that brainstorming is like making music – that if you enjoy some natural talent at inventing and combine it with some training and dedicated practice, you can someday become a "concert quality innovator" leading brainstorms that stimulate blissful co-invention, enable deep collaborative thinking, and produce ideas that can literally change the world. At their best, brainstorms offer a rare opportunity during the typical business grind to let the brain’s pedal hit the metal, open it up, and let your collective creativity fly.
Many people set aside their summer vacations as times for creativity—during their breaks they’ll finally start to work on that book or screenplay or painting that’s been floating around in their heads since last summer, for example.
I've read a lot of advice about how to spark creativity . Everyone's creativity takes a different form, however, so the advice that works varies from person to person. For example, I put a lot of pressure on myself to be efficient and productive.
Most of us were taught that creativity comes from the thoughts and emotions of the mind. The greatest singers, dancers, painters, writers, and filmmakers recognize that the most original, and even transformative, ideas actually come from the core of our being, which is accessed through an "open-mind consciousness."
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Running a successful brainstorming session takes a lot of skill and practice. The key is to set the ground rules at the beginning and to reinforce them. One of the most important rules is to expand upon the ideas of others.
Collectively, there are several hundred techniques published in books by Michael Michalko, Andy Van Gundy, James Higgins, Dilip Mukerjea and others. Techniques are like tools in a workshop, with different tools for different parts of the creative process.
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I have been a software engineer for about 10 years now. Even after all these years, I still feel somewhat apprehensive whenever I start on a new project.
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I’ve never been that keen on studying before an exam.
Observation is the key to thinking and seeing the world in new light. All great artists know you have to learn to SEE, not just look.