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Creative Thinking Tip #8 - Be silly and draw something

Leadership StrategiesEdward KiledjianComment

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Creativity encourages creativity. If you are stuck and need a breakthrough idea then you may find this playful approach fun. Grab the biggest sheet of white paper you can find (no lines) and using the darkest pen you can find, start drawing something. It doesn’t matter if you draw stick figures or a replica of the Mona Lisa, the important is to do something creative for at least 10 minutes. Once your 10 minutes are up, take a 10 minute break and them come back and tackle your issue again. Your creative brain will help you find new and creative ways to solve your dilemma.