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Adopt a Different Point of View


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Vadim Kotelnikov

Break the rules to see what's behind the walls, create springboards for fresh ideas, and skyrocket your ideation and creativity.

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Beginner's Mind

Adopt the Beginner’s Mind – the mindset of a true beginner. The Beginner's Mind inspires curiosity, exploration and learning.

Learn to unlearn – nothing makes you blinder than a point of view. To make discoveries, adopt a beginner's mind – look at things with new eyes.



Steve Jobs advice quotes

There’s a phrase in Buddhism, ‘Beginner’s mind.’ It’s wonderful to have a beginner’s mind.

Steve Jobs




'Why? What If?'

Inspire yourself to approach the challenge, the situation or the problem from a fresh direction. Challenge assumption. Ask 'Why? What If?' questions and play simulation games with promising  'What If?' scenarios.


Beware of Barriers to Creative Thinking

Challenge Assumptions




Albert Einstein quotes

We don't need to think more, we need to think differently.




4 Levels of Solving Problems

Remind yourself that there four levels of solving problems, not just one. Change your attitude and reframe the problem – describe it in different words and look at it from different angles  to discover outside-the-box solutions.

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Edward de Bono creativity advices quotes

90% of error in thinking is due to error in perception. If you can change your perception, this can lead to new ideas.

Edward de Bono


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Cross-pollinate Ideas

Discuss your situation and cross-pollinate ideas with others, especially with super-creative outside-the-box thinkers. Put yourself in the shoes of the stakeholders to discover their point of view.



Tagore quotes

If I can't make it through one door, I'll go through another door ‒ or I'll make a door. Something terrific will come.





Creative Association

Start with a random word or object and force a creative association with the challenge.


Creative Chaos Environment

Brainstorming Rules



Larry Elison advice

The only way to get ahead is to find errors in conventional wisdom.

Larry Elison