Creative Thinking or Lateral Thinking?

Mark McGuinness over at Lateral Action has a great post titled “Is Lateral Thinking Necessary for Creativity?“…this post is a well thought out argument against the idea that lateral thinking is required for creativity. I won’t go into the details of Mark’s post but I wanted to highlight this passage: He [Robert Weisberg] argues that … Read more Creative Thinking or Lateral Thinking?

Resolutions for 2009

My wife just asked me what my resolutions were for 2009.  I normally don’t do ‘resolutions’ but the question, and the many blog posts about resolutions, started me thinking. What is it about the changing of the ‘year’ that gets people into the mindset of making resolutions to do things differently in the ‘new year’? … Read more Resolutions for 2009

Think Better

The last book from my ‘vacation reading list” is Think Better: An Innovator’s Guide to Productive Thinking by Tim Hurson. Some of you may remember a brief mention of this book in a post titled “Critical Thinking vs Creative Thinking“. This is a very interesting book full of great information….kudos go to the author for … Read more Think Better

Critical Thinking vs Creative Thinking

I just started reading “Think Better: An Innovator’s Guide to Productive Thinking” by Tim Hurson. I just started Chapter 3 and have become amazed that I hadn’t thought about the difference between Critical Thinking and Creative Thinking….even though I’ve blogged about the subject in the past (see The Problem(s) with Linear Thinking, Critical Thinking Definitions, … Read more Critical Thinking vs Creative Thinking

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