The SCAMPER technique can take you right back to the limitless creativity you had in Kindergarten.
Why is direct feedback so awkward in the business world? When you politely nod your head in agreement while thinking that your colleague must be smoking crack, you are not helping anyone. In fact, holding back your insight is an injustice to your organization and yourself.
We all face incredible challenges in our lives. Difficult people. Ruthless competition. Time constraints. But so many of us succumb to an imaginary and impotent demon that strangles our potential and restricts our progress. This fictitious monster is called simply … the past.
Disrupt or be disrupted. Simple as that.
The statistics are alarming. According to researchers, creativity among kids has sharply declined over the last 15 years.