Creative Thinking Skills – 13 Creative Ideas worth Remembering
Last weekend’s Wall Street Journal “Review” section teemed with wonderful reminders of creative ideas. These reminders were helpful for providing a handy creative thinking skills refresher on ideas that can become easy to overlook.
Outlook and viewpoint
- Avoid becoming jaded with what has been done repeatedly before and be open to the new and fresh.
- Be a risk taker who innovates and tries new ideas, allowing yourself to be silly, random, brash, and opinionated.
- Generate ideas through online sources that inspire you.
- Use face to face interaction and offline sources to discover the marvelous and unique aspects in people and the world.
- Reach out to find new creative sources rather than returning to the same ones over and over.
- Find experiences where there are mysteries and things you don't know, rather than ones where you know the whole story.
- Seek social interaction with likeminded people who you can share your passions with and discover their inspiration.
- Completely embed yourself in new projects, exploring everything about them in search of the the essence, fully learning the new subject.
- Cut the old, traditional, and unnecessary information that your audience will already be familiar with.
- Try out different methods of creation, sometimes planning while other times being spontaneous.
- Carefully craft moments where the audience will encounter surprises and the unexpected.
- Search for ways of making the complex simple for readers or viewers, processing the chaos of data and information through subtle design.
- Consider what will powerfully impact your audience, startling and awing them, causing them to see the subject in a new light.
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