Ask ‘So what?’ to focus on the big issue: CT Tips #6

Neuroscientists study the brain and how we think. What’s really interesting isn’t so much what they do know about their subject, it’s what they don’t know that’s really interesting. They don’t know how we think, how memories are accessed and stored … Continue reading

Querencia – the starting point for thinking: CT Tips #3

Querencia is a lovely Spanish word from the bull-fighting world. It doesn’t have a direct translation into English, but the approximate translation is the place of safety that the bull retreats to before launching its final charge. To undertake powerful … Continue reading

A Zone of Acceptance helps focus your thinking: CT Tips #2

Before you ever do any thinking on a subject, consider what your Zone of Acceptance is for the outputs. Think about the different parameters that will influence whether your output ideas are appropriate for your needs. What are the timeframes … Continue reading