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These examples teach us that there are certain situations when the innovative instinct surpasses the rational one. To be innovative, you have to think outside the box, even though you may fail. This doesn’t mean that you should defy authorities, but rather experiment with your creativity outside your usual framework.

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Beyond just giving your employees time to experiment, you should also reward innovative habits. 

Nothing kills creativity faster than the fear of failure, so celebrate the success as well as the failures.

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When you fail in something, you should look for a better way to achieve your goals. It should encourage you to think outside of the box and look for a solution that can take you to a different path.

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