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How Distraction and Creative Play Help You Think
How Distraction and Creative Play Help You Think
Have a penchant for doodling, flipping a felt tip, or bending paper clips? There's a good reason for it—being distracted can help you think. NYU researchers recently released a study finding that ...
Forness® Thinking and the Most Innovative
Forness® Thinking and the Most Innovative "Yes, Buts"
At every Ideas To Go session, we work to create an environment where every idea is valued. To do this, we use a method called Forness® thinking. This method encourages a mindset and response of ...
When Great Minds Don’t Think Alike
When Great Minds Don’t Think Alike
I recently came across this article in the New York Times on a study, led by evolutionary behavioral scientist Dr. Gad Saad, that examines the role of culture in creativity, and specifically compares ...
10 Creativity Exercises to Stretch Your Thinking
10 Creativity Exercises to Stretch Your Thinking
Stretch Your Brain and Body It's time for another set of mind and body stretching creativity exercises! Use these activities the next time you need to be creative. These don't need to be relevant to ...
Starbucks and Forness® thinking
Starbucks and Forness® thinking
Tastes like Forness® Thinking I recently came across an article in Fast Company about the coffee testers at Starbucks headquarters. It's the job of just seven people to make the final call on 75% of ...
4 Ways to Kill Your Innovation Process
4 Ways to Kill Your Innovation Process
How To Kill Ideas So you’re ready to embark on the innovation process. As with any adventure, there are great hazards surrounding every opportunity for great reward, at each step along the way. And ...