Evolve A “Beginner’s Mind” to Improve Creativity In Business

“The biggest threat to an economy is lack of creativity It’s really a question of innovate — or die” (Bingham 2001)

BEGINNER”S MIND AND DESIGN THINKING

BEGINNER”S MIND and BUSINESS CHALLENGES

Past experiences force us to “Think Inside the Box” than “Think outside the box”.

ASSUMPTIONS

RELAXATION AND HAPPY MIND

A substantial amount of psychological research suggests that positive affect improves creative output among individuals.

I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. — Sir Isaac Newton

EMPATHY

MINDLESS AND MINDFUL

Southwest Airlines CEO Herb Kelleher, periodically scheduled the time to help load baggage for an hour(Freiberg and Freiberg 1998). These tasks could be quickly mastered, they do not tax one’s cognitive capacities when performed on a periodic basis.

Secular Humanist, Business Growth Consultant, Design Thinker, India. Reach me at mmshah8@gmail.com. or https://www.shahmohammed.com

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