Make Your Ideas Mean Business

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2002 - Business & Economics - 130 pages
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A "think tank" in a book! Exercises and practices to engage and direct creative thinking into sturdy and adaptable processes to improve your business.
 

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Page 43 - Innovation ; and he that will not apply new remedies, must expect new evils : for time is the greatest Innovator.
Page 31 - ... in order that the creations of our mind shall be a blessing and not a curse to mankind. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
Page 31 - It is not enough that you should understand about applied science in order that your work may increase man's blessings. Concern for man himself and his fate must always form the chief interest in all technical endeavors, concern for the great unsolved problems of the organization of labor and the distribution of goods — in order that the creations of our mind shall be a blessing and not a curse to mankind. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
Page 8 - Speaking of a dull, tiresome fellow, whom he chanced to meet, he said, ' That fellow seems to me to possess but one idea, and that is a wrong one.
Page 25 - Disneyland will never be completed as long as there is imagination left in the world.
Page 9 - ... Italy, a hit which started Irving Berlin on his brilliant career of creativity. Most of us can work better creatively when teamed up with the right partner because collaboration tends to induce effort, and also to spur our automatic power of association. On this latter point, Thomas Carlyle wrote: "The lightning spark of thought, generated in the solitary mind, awakens its likeness in another mind.
Page 10 - Without this playing with fantasy, no creative work has ever come to birth.
Page 82 - ... notes or slips of paper. Large groups find it helpful because everyone gets to express their ideas completely and quickly. Individuals can write their ideas down in a private, quiet place and share them later. To use it by yourself is easy: 1.
Page 119 - Brainwriting: a form of brainstorming used by individuals or a group to put ideas in writing. Each person writes their ideas down on index cards, sticky notes, or slips of paper.
Page 9 - Combining two ideas that might not seem closely related can produce a better idea. It will certainly yield a wild one.

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