Archive for 'Change-ability Tip'
One of the most powerful creative thinking strategies I’ve found involves assumptions. While this technique sounds simple and requires no more than some quiet time to think and a pen and paper, it is deceptively difficult. I first began to consider reversing assumptions as a strategy after reading Michael Michalko’s book, Thinkertoys: A Handbook of [...]
Photo: Judith Broug
How do you peel a sugar mandarin? You know those teeny minature mandarin oranges that are full of amazing flavour. I was reminded of this week’s change-ability tip when I watched my partner break open a sugar mandarin and then simply peel the skin off the two halves–no fuss, no muss. [...]
Photo: Kevin Connors
We’re approaching mid-January and I’ve been thinking of that old Greek philosopher, Heraclitus. It’s hard to imagine that way back in his day (he lived from 540 BC – 480 BC), things were unsettled enough to prompt his famous quote: “Nothing endures but change.” But when you think about it, Heraclitus and [...]