Adam’s 5 Finds: Become a Creativity Machine | You Wouldn’t Ever Ask This | How to Ask Great Questions

Exercise to Become a Creativity Machine

Best way to become creative is to actually train your creativity muscle. Since creativity is the ability to create new ideas, you just need to do exactly this: create new ideas. So produce lists of 10 things about everything on a daily basis. The first three ideas are always simple, then the brain hurts, but it will get easier with every day! So create a list of 10 people you miss right now, 10 cities you want to see in your life, 10 things that are on your bucket list, 10 things that can be improved in your office (see my list below).
This is what I do to strengthen my idea muscle.

This Danish Ad is Impressive

Please watch this Danish ad. It’s powerful:

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Learn to Ask Great Questions

Whenever I see old things that are still being used I ask myself how they managed to create this thing. This is a great way to learn how to ask good questions which is needed to be innovative. Only great questions lead to great innovative ideas. So ask yourself why did they choose this material, why did it survive all the centuries, ask 5x why!

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Something You Probably Wouldn’t Ever Ask

Or would you ask why people like the smell of their own farts?

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Helping with Innovation, Transition and Growth | Strategy and Innovation can be fun and simple | Working at @softwareag. A minimalist living a good life.

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Adam Egger

Adam Egger

Helping with Innovation, Transition and Growth | Strategy and Innovation can be fun and simple | Working at @softwareag. A minimalist living a good life.