How to Generate More Good 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 personally convicted of the idea and want to fight for it.
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Make sure you’re prepared at any time.
New people don't know your old stories, so you'll have to revisit your existing thoughts.
The new perspectives will help to think differently.
Books are great for creating new thoughts and stimulating good ideas.
Even if you cannot make the time for a book, spend time browsing a bookstore for plenty of thought stimulation.
If you want to have a lot of good ideas, you need to expose yourself to good ideas.
This means reading books, having conversations with interesting people, seeking out new experiences,...
Creative ideas often come to you when you’re not deliberately trying to solve a problem, when your mind is relaxed.
That's why your creative process must include a system to capture ideas when you have them, so you can work on them later. The simplest mechanism is simply to have a list where you keep ideas.
Regularly review your ideas lists. Incubation helps because just as a spontaneous connection can generate an idea, an incubated idea can spontaneously mature into a plan of action if you take care of it.