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Achieving High Performance by Pippa Bourne, Michael Bourne

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Being Creative

Many problems have simple solutions, but those are the problems that everyone can solve. Being creative enables you to solve, or contribute to solving, difficult problems. This will get you noticed. Some people appear naturally creative, but creative problem-solving is a skill that you can learn and hone through practice.

Finding creative solutions

Creativity comes from abandoning linear thought and making leaps of the imagination. All your brain needs is the stimulus to make these leaps. Brainstorming is one technique for helping do this. Getting a group of people together to throw out possible solutions without the constraint of evaluating the suggestions creates energy and sparks new ideas. Another technique is asking people ...

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