All innovation has - at its root - creative thinking and collaboration. There are mental attitudes that foster creativity and those that inhibit it. Unfortunately, unless we are careful, there are factors at play in our global culture that will stop creative collaboration dead in its tracks. Here are 3 big ones and what you can do about them.
Optimism. We’re all supposed to have it. Yet it’s extremely challenging to be optimistic in our time of constant negative news flow. And it’s nearly impossible to think creatively and work tenaciously to produce an innovative outcome when one is pessimistic!
What’s one to do? (That would be you and me.)
Understand the manufactured problem: