CHAPTER SEVENTHE DISCIPLINE OF CREATIVITY

“You have more potential than you could use in one hundred lifetimes; there is no problem you cannot solve, no goal you cannot achieve, by unlocking the power of your mind.”

—Brian Tracy

Creative thinking skills are vital to your success. The average manager spends 50 percent or more of his time solving problems, either alone or with others. Your ability to deal with difficulties and solve problems will, more than anything else, determine everything that happens in your career. In fact, it is safe to say that an individual with poor creative thinking skills will be always relegated to working for those with developed creative thinking skills.

Creativity is a skill, like riding a bicycle or operating a ...

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