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To Come Up with a Good Idea, Start by Imagining the Worst Idea Possible

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few.” - Zen Master Shunryu Suzuk

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To Come Up with a Good Idea, Start by Imagining the Worst Idea Possible

To Come Up with a Good Idea, Start by Imagining the Worst Idea Possible

https://hbr.org/2017/08/to-come-up-with-a-good-idea-start-by-imagining-the-worst-idea-possible

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To come up with a good idea, star with the worst idea possible

Wrong thinking is when you intentionally think of the worst idea possible — the exact opposite of the accepted or logical solution— and work back from those to find new ways of solving old problems.

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