Learn to Think Creatively

Tried-and-true tactics for getting the creative juices flowing
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Next time you just can't think of a new way to solve a problem, try these :

  • Think like a child. Remember, childhood is the breeding ground of creative thinking.
  • Pay attention! Great are all around you. Don't hesitate to steal a solution from others and tailor that to your needs.
  • Ask everyone you know for input. You never know who or what can spark your .
  • Don't force your ideas. If your mind is truly blank, take a break. Do something else--or do nothing at all. Getting a fresh perspective may be all you need to get you going.

Above all, have fun. Too many of us think that business has to be all , but adding an element of can really get the creative juices flowing.

Excerpted from Get Smart: 365 Tips To Boost Your Entrepreneurial IQ

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