The Innovation Blog

Innovation Ad-Libs

Posted by Creative Realities on April 4, 2011

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Topics: creativity, Ideas, Amanda Hines, divergent thinking, DIY, Innovation

An Innovation Fable - Hunters, Guns, and a Four Year Old

Posted by Creative Realities on February 23, 2011

What’s behind the question?  How many times do we ask that in our daily conversations or interactions?  In my case, as you’ll read shortly, it’s at least one time too few.  Regardless of my travails, understanding when this question should and should not be used to enhance creative thinking and innovation is a lesson that everyone should learn.
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Topics: Communication, divergent thinking, Tamara Wickramasinghe, Innovation, brainstorming, connection making

Haikus for the Soul (the Innovative Soul that is)

Posted by David Culton on September 17, 2010

Here at Creative Realities, we use an 11-step process of creative problem-solving to help our clients generate, develop, and troubleshoot ideas to help them overcome an obstacle, realize an opportunity, or to simply stretch their thinking beyond its current state. In only working here a few shorts months, I've seen this process produce some amazing results for people and it makes me wonder why everyone isn't using this method to better their professional and/or personal lives?

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Topics: creativity, Amanda Hines, convergent thinking, divergent thinking, creative problem solving, brainstorming

Wake Up Your Creative Side: Skill #1 Approximate Thinking

Posted by Creative Realities on September 3, 2010

Skill #1: Approximate Thinking

Learning that you don't have to be right, right away.

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Topics: convergent thinking, divergent thinking, ban the bazooka, approximate thinking