The Most Valuable Skill In Difficult Times Is Lateral Thinking—Here’s How To Do It
A transitional object is someone or something with certain characteristics or qualities you can use as inspiration for new ideas.
For example, "What would Bruce Lee do?" He taught the importance of using the energy of your attacker. How might this inform your strategy?
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
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But to get better at identifying patterns and prevent errors in the first stage, we need to develop our lateral thinking.