Posts tagged creativity
The Ultimate Answer to Every ‘how to’ Question

What’s the difference between a simple question that we google or that we ask a friend and move on, and those thorny questions that we chew around in our head for a long time, ask people for advice on, and yet never move forward? Let’s look at a practical solution…

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Why You’ll Never Find the ‘Perfect’ Information (no matter how hard you search)

We’re so used to being bombarded with the ‘right’ way to do things (eat, sleep, exercise, work, parent, teach…) that we think the solution is always to look for more information. What if there was an easier way? And a more effective way…?

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We’re Never Done…. and Why That’s Great News!

It looks like much of development and innovation is to find a great solution and then scale it, roll it out to other areas, other countries, other contexts. But what if we’re missing something in this model? What if we’re missing the very thing that makes that first solution so brilliant?

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My Korean Restaurant Dilemma and What It Has to Do with Problem Solving

When we think we need to figure out a solution to a problem, it looks like there’s a lot on ‘us’. But when we see that there are infinite levels of solutions and we simply need to widen our vision, we see problems in an entirely different way…

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What Is 'Good Work'? This Question, and the Exposure of a Fundamental Misunderstanding in the UBI Debate

I was at a debate on Universal Basic Income. As I listened to the panel and we talked around the table, I realised all of us were operating from one huge misunderstanding….

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