10 creative thinking techniques for better business ideas

By Chris Thomason:  I’ve previously posted ten of the best techniques I use to deliver business growth ideas. Here they all are in one place… #1: How to doom yourself from the start Never start off by being creative. Start … Continue reading

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

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

How to doom creativity from the start: CT Tips #1

“Let’s start of by spending 20 minutes doing some brainstorming” is the curse of death for creativity. And here’s why.  “Let’s start of by…”  You don’t start off by trying to be creativity. You start off by clarifying exactly what … Continue reading