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The 5 Stages of the Creative Process

The 5 Stages of the Creative Process

The ability to generate new combinations hinges upon your ability to see the relationships between concepts. If you can form a new link between two old ideas, you have done something creative.


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Nearly all great ideas follow a similar creative process and this article explains how this process works.

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