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Thomas Schnauz

"You've got to be free to say any dumb thing, because a lot of times when you say something stupid, a good idea arises from it."

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You're inevitably going to have to say 'no' to some of the ideas you want to execute. Give your ideas room to breathe before you assess them.

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Generating ideas is the process of finding new connections between old ideas.

We have to be able to connect the dots, cross-pollinate ideas from various disciplines, and combine and recombine them to create new ideas. 

If you have a stack of ideas, you have to be ruthless about which ones you choose to pursue.

Give time for the ideas to settle. You'll find you are much less excited about some of the ideas you've written down. During the process of pursuing an idea, someone will have to be personall...

Create a safe place, free from criticism, because we tend to clam up if we feel like we're going to be criticized.

Rather than criticizing what you don't like, focus on getting ideas out in the open so you can build on them.

The most successful ideas will be related to your own particular observations on your needs, or what you see is missing in the world.

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