Enjoying Christmas without gaining weight (case study 14)

This is a new case study on applying creativity principles to solving problems, particularly how to not gain weight during Christmas. The solutions can eventually be applied at home, but they are also very much business related if your organisation requires from you to be at parties or social events during Christmas. I have included the solutions for you. Enjoy, … Continue reading Enjoying Christmas without gaining weight (case study 14)

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Feel like testing your creativity? (case study 13)

In this example you can test yourself about applying creativity principles within a specific challenge. The game is about learning to jump between thoughts (black circles) by using creativity principles. You can go left to right and top to bottom. In any both cases only one creativity principle is really the correct solution considering the … Continue reading Feel like testing your creativity? (case study 13)

How can you creatively keep a business call nice&short? (case study 12)

If you have worked in any business I´m sure you´ve had a call you had to make that, at least on paper, looked as a time-consuming nightmare. Our time is not only extremely valuable but, sadly enough, not replaceable. Thus, we have to fight to the dead to preserve it. In this post I include a visual exercise … Continue reading How can you creatively keep a business call nice&short? (case study 12)

Ebola: when thinking creatively is serious business (case study 11)

Ebola is an extremely serious issue, and, sadly, is also currently hot. Whether we believe or not all the buzz in the media, I think we can agree that having in place a robust set of mechanisms to prevent people dying or getting sick from a disease is just plain common sense. In this post I … Continue reading Ebola: when thinking creatively is serious business (case study 11)

Jumping comes before flying (case study 10)

According to the US National Science Foundation, our minds produce over 50,000 thoughts every day. This means that every minute we have, in average, over 34 of them. Pretty amazing when you stop to think about it. As an engineer and business professional I tend to question many of the “unprovable” issues I encounter in … Continue reading Jumping comes before flying (case study 10)

Appearances are (creatively) deceptive (case study 9)

-Hi Steve (California Sales Manager) whats up? You look quite baffled. -I just got sacked. Just came out of John´s (CEO) office. -Oh no, what on earth are you going to do? - Well, pretty simple. Just gain my way back to a better job. I have been working on the past 8 weeks on … Continue reading Appearances are (creatively) deceptive (case study 9)

Take the creativity principles and let the big dog eat (case study 8)

The eternal question: how do we activate our creatitivity and apply it to specific business problems? Because let´s be honest, that is what we want to do. Sometimes that is what we are craving to do. In this post I include an image with an example of a set of 3 different business challenges and the solutions … Continue reading Take the creativity principles and let the big dog eat (case study 8)