Ideas are a combination of existing knowledge

Creativity Newsletter | Give Your Creativity a Boost with Self Hypnosis MP3 click hereI want you to visualise something, and make it as clear in your mind as possible. In your minds eye, as clearly as you can, imagine a Kornaf. If you need a quick reminder what that is: A Kornaf has been around …

Ideas are worth nothing without execution

Creativity Newsletter | Give Your Creativity a Boost with Self Hypnosis MP3 click hereI often tell my clients and students that ideas are priceless. Because you cannot put a price on an idea. When it comes to creative ideas, they need to be executed. If an idea just stays in your mind, or the mind …

Overton Window: How extreme ideas become mainstream

Creativity Newsletter | Give Your Creativity a Boost with Self Hypnosis MP3 click hereSometimes, new ideas may come across as scary and radical. Especially when compared to what has come before, or what is considered “normal” or standard in an industry. While it is common for innovations to take time to diffuse through the different …

The best ways to have good ideas? Have lots of bad ideas!

Creativity Newsletter | Give Your Creativity a Boost with Self Hypnosis MP3 click hereAt the end of the day, we all want to produce creative and innovative work that is high quality and remembered. But how do we get to these high quality ideas? Many people get paralysed by the fear of producing something which …

How to use KANBAN: An effective productivity method for innovative ideas

Creativity Newsletter | Give Your Creativity a Boost with Self Hypnosis MP3 click here How do you manage projects where the requirements are likely to change frequently. Or where teams might be independently working on multiple aspects separately but simultaneously. One management method which might be of interest is KANBAN. It originated as part of …

The mere exposure effect bias: Why people like ideas they have seen before

Creativity Newsletter | Give Your Creativity a Boost with Self Hypnosis MP3 click hereWhat do you need to do to make someone like your idea? Get them to see it as many times as possible. One of the most powerful unconscious biases which we all suffer from is called the Mere Exposure Effect. It essentially …

Not all ideas are good ideas

Creativity Newsletter | Give Your Creativity a Boost with Self Hypnosis MP3 click hereWhile this statement may seem like the most obvious thing in the world, it is amazing how often we don’t think through it rationally. The vast majority of ideas are actually not very good. And most of them are quite bad. This …

Creative Process: 5 stages which ideas go through

Creativity Newsletter | Give Your Creativity a Boost with Self Hypnosis MP3 click hereWhat happens in the brain when we are having an idea? Why is it that we sometimes get our best ideas when we are not even thinking about them, like in the shower? What is actually happening in the brain a complex …

Why decision makers react to creative ideas like vomit: The Anti-Creativity Bias

Creativity Newsletter | Give Your Creativity a Boost with Self Hypnosis MP3 click hereWhy is it that while so many companies say they want to encourage creativity, they actually end up rejecting it? Are they lying, or is there something unconscious which is happening? This is what researchers Jennier Mueller, Jack Goncalo and Shimul Melwani …

Looking for innovation software ideas for University Project

Creativity Newsletter | Give Your Creativity a Boost with Self Hypnosis MP3 click here I´m in need of innovating software ideas aligned with the 17 sustainable development goals of the U.N. We are a team of CS/Informatics and for this year we need to work on a project that has two requisites: The project has …