The Two Creativity
Dreamers create best for fun, problem
solvers create best under the gun. Market leaders create best for
fun under the gun. You create “under the gun” when you need to solve
a pressing problem urgently and creatively. Creating for fun takes
place when you are working on making your dream a reality or “play
with the objects you love”.
Creative Problem Solving “Under the Gun”
Many people work best under pressure. The need to
solve a problem
urgently or the pressure of a deadline concentrates the mind
wonderfully. To become a
great problem solver,
Change your attitude. See yourself as a
creative problem solver and
look upon every problem as a challenge and an opportunity to develop
your creative powers.
creative problem solving a habit. Look for challenging problems
to solve. The more you seek for innovative solutions and ideas, the
smarter and more creative you become.
"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we
created them," advised
Here is the story
illustrating the value of non-standard thinking. An inventive clerk
had to calculate the area of some complex shapes. Since he was not a
master in Math, he faced two problems. Firstly, he couldn't "fetch"
the data into polynomials and secondly, he hadn't mastered the art
of Integral Calculus. But he was inventive. What he did was draw the
data on calibrated 100 gram paper and then cut out the graph and...
You can improve greatly
the quality of your life by injecting creativity into
everything you do. Everyone loves the feeling – the joy,
the mental lift, the energy, the
attitude, the productivity,
the satisfaction – that comes with being inspired.
Discover Your True Passion
To enjoy lasting
inspiration and have a continual stimulus for ideas to achieve your
stretch goals, you must have a
dream, to create an inspiring vision
of the future, to find what you love to do, and to choose the right,
clearly defined and intensely desired goals.
Having done so, start
moving towards making your dream a reality.
If you really want something you’ll invent amazing ways to