Divergent Thinking: The Mental Muscle Behind Consistent Creativity | Nick Wignall
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Is the ability to generate many ideas or solutions from a single idea or piece of information.
It’s thought to be one of, if not the most, important factor in creativity.
Is the ability to take many pieces of information or data and generate one solution.
It is largely taught and encouraged in schools and workplaces.
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It involves the ability to recognize unexpected situations, quickly consider various possible responses, and decide on the best one.
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Positive visualization exercises are undoubtedly powerful (they solidify and clarify your mental representations of your desired skill, to keep you on track), but there may also be a place for Negative Visualization - visualizing potential obstacles or setback that might arise during a performance.
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While being creative isn't easy, nearly all great ideas follow a sim...
Some people are primed to be more creative than others.
However, nearly every person is born with some level of creative skill and the majority of our creative thinking abilities are trainable.
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"Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are not great because of the..."
"There are no formulas in creative work. I do many variations, which is a question of curiosity. I arrive at many different configurations - some just slight variations, others more radical - of an original idea. It is a game of evolution."
"What's the most resilient parasite? An idea. A single idea from the human mind can build cities. An idea can transform the world and rewrite all the rules."
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