"“Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.” - Henry Thomas Buckle
Take some time today to really be aware of how you talk. How much of your time is spent discussing people and events? Train yourself to refrain from engaging in conversations like this because they trigger all the things that create barriers to thinking critically. This is because discussions about events and people are typically through the filter of our own assumptions and beliefs.
How does the metaphorical lightbulb go off? Is it a flash of genius? The power of crowds? These heady talks explore the nature of ideas themselves: Where they come from, how they evolve, and how each of us can nurture them..
What's the secret to unlocking the creativity hidden inside your daily work, and giving every great idea a chance? Harvard professor Linda Hill, co-author of "Collective Genius," has studied some of the world's most creative companies to come up with a set of tools and tactics to keep great ideas flowing — from everyone in the company, not just the designated "creatives."