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Where and when do you get your best ideas? How to be more innovative and creative?

Updated: Jun 8, 2020

Believe it or not, I get tens of business ideas every single day. (I know, my mind sometimes boggles me. I can’t help myself, it’s just the way I think.)

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Ideas can be varied, ranging wildly in their focus; from ideas that solve business problems to ones that find innovative ways of tackling tricky staff issues. Others generate new business products or find new ways to engage customers.

Whatever the idea does, innovation and creativity move our businesses forward.

So ‘How do we do more of it?’. Maybe more importantly, ‘How do we encourage our teams to do more of it and be more creative?’. This video resonated with my thoughts; ideas take time to evolve, collision needs to happen - ideas need to mingle, it’s about being distracted, it’s about being connected. As the author says ‘Chance favours the connected mind’

This interesting article gives more scientific explanation of where, when and how the best ideas are generated. It also offers three successful ways to capture your creative spirit.

(The aqua notebook they talk about in the article…..such a brilliant idea when you don’t want to risk your phone in the bathroom)

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Let me hear all about your brilliant ideas this week.



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