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Creative Thinking Helps Solve Problems GMB Franchise Developers Inc.

Creative Thinking Helps Solve Problems

                                    Creative Thinking Helps Solve Problems

How many times have you caught yourself saying that there could be no other solution to a problem and that that problem leads to a dead end? How many times have you felt stumped knowing that the problem laying before you is one you cannot solve. No leads. No options. No solutions.

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What Innovation Can You Do To Your Life GMB Franchise Developers Inc.

What Innovation Can You Do To Your Life?

                                     What Innovation CanYou Do to Your Life

What Innovation Can You Do To Your Life is a spin off from a question sent to me by follower of my blog. In my past article I wrote about Thinking Outside the Box. Innovation has definitely made our lives comfortable. Imagine those times where telephone meant just a landline. Beyond the phone, one may either be reached by a telegram. Remember companies like PT&T, RCPI? Oh well some may not recall.  It’s a talent that everyone has, yet they think they don’t.

The power of innovation. If you’ve ever marvelled at somebody’s creative prowess, guess what, you can create and innovate too. It just takes time. Everyone is born creative. The box of crayons in kindergarten were not limited to those who possessed potential; because the truth is, everybody has potential.

You know how long it took to learn to ride a bike or drive or to never commit the same mistake again? It’s the same with innovation. It takes a bit of practice and a lot of time before this mind function comes easily when called. This article will teach you a few tips on how to bring innovation into your life.

Innovation #1: Don’t listen to what other people say.

Follow the beat of your own drum. Allowing for the input of other people will only bring cacophony to the music you are trying to make. If you have an original idea, don’t waste your time and effort trying to make people understand. They won’t. And the help you will probably get comes in the form of negative feedback. If all those geniuses listened to their peers, we would probably still be living in the middle ages.

Innovation #2: Spend time on it.

I cannot stress that enough, although, please do not mistake this tip to tell you to quit your day job entirely. Do not. This involves some tricky time management but with a little discipline you’ll be able to squeeze both in.

Innovation #3: Exercise.

Take a walk. Run a mile or two. Send all those endorphins coursing through your veins. Exercising certainly clears and relaxes your mind and allows for anything to pop up.

Innovation # 4: Record your dreams.

Aren’t some of them just the craziest things that your conscious mind would never have thought of? If you’ve had these dreams before, and I’m sure have, this only shows you the untapped innovative power you have lying within. So jot down those notes. Those dreams may just create an innovative spark in you.

Innovation #5: Find your own style.

You can always tell a Van Gogh from a Matisse. You’ll know Hemingway wrote something by the choice of words on the paper. So it is the same with you. People will appreciate your innovation more because it is uniquely yours and that no one else would have thought of what you were thinking. That will let people see how valuable an asset you are.

Innovation #6: Don’t hide behind nifty gadgets or tools.

You don’t need the most expensive set of paints to produce a masterpiece. The same way with writing. You don’t need some expensive fountain pen and really smooth paper for a bestseller. In fact, J.K. Rowling wrote the first book of the Harry Potter Series on bits of tissue. So what if you’ve got an expensive SLR camera if you’re a crappy photographer? Who cares if you’ve got a blinging laptop if you can’t write at all? The artist actually reduces the number of tools he has as he gets better at his craft: he knows what works and what doesn’t.

Innovation #7: Nothing will work without passion.

What wakes you up in the mornings? What keeps the flame burning? What is the one thing that you’ll die if you don’t do? Sometimes people with talent are overtaken by the people who want it more. Think the hare and the tortoise. Ellen Degeneres once said that if you’re not doing something that you want to do, then you don’t really want to do it. And that’s true. Sometimes you just want something so bad you become a virtual unstoppable. And that is passion. Passion will keep you going.

Innovation #8: Don’t worry about inspiration.

You can’t force it; inspiration hits when you least expect it to, for those unpredictable yet inevitable moments you should prepare. An idea could strike you on the subway, yet alas, you poor unfortunate soul; you have no sheet of paper to scribble down a thought that could change the world. Avoid these disasters. Have a pen and paper within your arm’s reach at all times.

I hope this article has helped you bring more innovation into your life. Keep in mind that you’re doing these things for your own satisfaction and not anybody else’s. But soon enough they will notice, and everything should snowball from there.

The world today has innovations too which can be destructive to one’s self. Time spent  for hours and hours in Social Media can be either productive or counter. Having the latest model of smart phones may be destructive or productive.

At end of the end as the song goes “Nobody but Nobody You” can be either successful or remain status quo.

Are You A Coach To Your Business? GMB Franchise Developers Inc.

Are You A Coach To Your Business?

Are You A Coach To Your Business?

Are You a Coach To Your Business is another task and challenge to today’s entrepreneur. Coaching is no longer reserved to sports teams; it is now one of the key concepts in leadership and management. Why is coaching popular?

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How To Dream And Become An Entrepreneur



                                        How To Dream and Become An Entrepreneur

Becoming an entrepreneur may be a dream to many. However there are those who dream and pursue. FILIPINOS are a veritable goldmine of talents Continue reading

Entrepreneurs’ Dilemma Franchise Business or Remain Status Quo?

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                                                Franchise Business or Remain Status Quo? Your Call

Many entrepreneurs are faced with this dilemma : franchise bus Continue reading

Customer Service Do Entrepreneurs Really Care?



                                     Customer Service Do Entrepreneurs Really Care?


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Top Five Secrets To Good Habits Of Entrepreneurs


Entrepreneurs Develop Good Habits

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Entrepreneurs alway spend  time in search of making their business be sustainable. This is like an endless search for the fountain Continue reading

Is Business Etiquette A Thing Of The Past?

Importance of Business Etiquette

                                          Is Business Etiquette A Thing of the Past?


The other day I was having a meeting in one office. All of a sudden, the patriarch of the family asked me a question. He asked, “Butz, Continue reading

Do You Ever Value The Importance Of Business Cards?

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                            Importance of business cards Why Every Entrepreneur Must Have

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Franchise Business No Guarantee of Success

franchise business no guarantee of successFranchise Business No Guarantee of Success

Franchise business has no guarantee of success. In my years as franchise business coach, I have come across people eager to jump and invest of any franchise. Continue reading