Think out of the Box – Expand your Comfort Zone – Creative Thinking with Kevin Hunter

Think out of the Box – Expand your Comfort Zone – Creative Thinking with Kevin Hunter

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is a Radio Show Host of “THE BUSINESS FORUM SHOW.” He teaches business people how to out of the box and overcome both personal and professional obstacles by expanding their . Kevin Hunter demonstrates how you can think out of the box by changing your life habits, explaining that thinkers interrupt their daily routines with a purposeful strategy, thereby giving them the mindset that allows them to think out of the box with very little resistance. Wouldn’t you love it if the ideas just poured out when you needed to reinvent your company, or look at a situation with a fresh new perspective? This video is a lot more than simple “outside the box .” It’s about learning methods of mental flexibility, so true mental flexibility is there when you need it most. IF YOU’RE COMPLETELY CONVINCED YOU DO NOT have this problem in your life, it’s already resounding evidence that IN FACT YOU DO have a problem with mental flexibility. Stop kidding yourself, and start opening up your mind to new possibilities today!
Thinking outside the box (also thinking out of the box[1][2] or thinking beyond the box) is a metaphor that means to think differently, unconventionally, or from a new perspective. This phrase often refers to novel or creative thinking. The term is thought to derive from management consultants in the 1970s and 1980s challenging their clients to solve the “nine dots” puzzle, whose solution requires some lateral thinking.[3]

The catchphrase, or cliché, has become widely used in business environments, especially by management consultants and executive coaches, and has been referenced in a number of advertising slogans. To think outside the box is to look further and to try not thinking of the obvious things, but to try thinking of the things beyond them.
A simplified definition for paradigm is a habit of reasoning or a conceptual framework.
A simplified analogy is “the box” in the commonly used phrase “thinking outside the box”. What is encompassed by the words “inside the box” is analogous with the current, and often unnoticed, assumptions about a situation. Creative thinking acknowledges and rejects the accepted paradigm to come up with new ideas.
The notion of something outside a perceived “box” is related to a traditional topographical puzzle called the nine dots puzzle.
The origins of the phrase “thinking outside the box” are obscure; but it was popularized in part because of a nine-dot puzzle, which John Adair claims to have introduced in 1969. Management consultant Mike Vance has claimed that the use of the nine-dot puzzle in consultancy circles stems from the corporate culture of the Walt Disney Company, where the puzzle was used in-house.
The nine dots puzzle is much older than the slogan. It appears in Sam Loyd’s 1914 Cyclopedia of Puzzles. In the 1951 compilation The Puzzle-Mine: Puzzles Collected from the Works of the Late Henry Ernest Dudeney, the puzzle is attributed to Dudeney himself. Sam Loyd’s original formulation of the puzzle entitled it as “Christopher Columbus’s egg puzzle.” This was an allusion to the story of Egg of Columbus. The puzzle proposed an intellectual challenge—to connect the dots by drawing four straight, continuous lines that pass through each of the nine dots, and never lifting the pencil from the paper. The conundrum is easily resolved, but only by drawing the lines outside the confines of the square area defined by the nine dots themselves. The phrase “thinking outside the box” is a restatement of the solution strategy. The puzzle only seems difficult because people commonly imagine a boundary around the edge of the dot array. The heart of the matter is the unspecified barrier that people typically perceive.

Ironically, telling people to “think outside the box” does not help them think outside the box, at least not with the 9-dot problem. This is due to the distinction between procedural knowledge (implicit or tacit knowledge) and declarative knowledge (book knowledge). For example, a non-verbal cue such as drawing a square outside the 9 dots does allow people to solve the 9-dot problem better than average. However, a very particular kind of verbalization did indeed allow people to solve the problem better than average. This is to speak in a non-judgmental, free association style.

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    Unhappy Kirby says:

    why would you want to think outside the box when it's bigger on the inside?

    tom3t0 says:

    Don't put other people in a box – like the waiter.

    dave Skerritt says:

    Yes, and I have been "thinking out of the box" for many, many years even before this phrase, "thinking out of the box" came out in the past several years – the simple fact is that you still have to deal with jobs, bills, and other responsibilities, in the same way, because these same systems still work within "the box" and manage to bring you down no matter how hard you have tried – I have a Master's Degree and was still treated terrible where I worked – I resigned from the job because of this and now find it difficult to simply apply for a job because my Apple computer isn't compatible with a certain hospital's Microsoft computer – I called their 800 number and they just told to I have go to a library and use their computer (and how am I supposed to email my resume to the libraries computer when they aren' compatible?), and they didn't have any other options! I have been in the field I'm in for 26 years and when I get advice like this, I am sorry, but I simply begin to feel hopeless and discouraged by this, since I spent a lot of money on this Apple computer, and I have a lot of experience in this field, but I can't simply apply for a job? So any advice you have to "think me out of this box" might be appreciated.

    shakyl mansuri says:

    i really like this videos… ty kevin

    ajit333ful says:

    very useful and good

    boyrista says:

    I always say 'What box? I see no boxes only opportunities!'

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    Softwebmedia says:

    Thanks Kevin 🙂

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    Luke Skywalker says:

    i liked the part when he was talking

    j humr says:

    Nicely done. I never thought about how daily habits might be a part of thinking creatively. Thanks for doing this.

    greg davis says:

    Very interesting insights. Great stuff!

    Brother Without Order says:

    Great video.

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