Surprisingly, constraints are not a barrier to creativity. In fact, constraints promote it. Your brain works harder and smarter when given tight boundaries. There is true barrier, though—fixedness. You can overcome it
- What holds people back from being creative?…Is it a lack of time?…Do you not have a budget for doing creative work?…Or perhaps you work in an industry…where there are lots of regulatory or legal barriers…that seem to make it hard to generate novel ideas.…For many people, these types of constraints…seem frustrating and overwhelming.…They appear to be strict boundaries…that seem to limit your ability to be creative.…
But guess what?…Surprisingly, constraints are not a barrier to creativity.…In fact, constraints are a necessary condition…for creativity to occur.…Your brain works harder and smarter…when given tight boundaries.…The more constrained you are, the more creative you'll be.…So what is it that seems to limit our creativity?…Well the answer is a condition known as fixedness.…
Fixedness is a cognitive bias that limits…our ability to see the world around us differently…than what we're used to.…There are at least three types.…First is functional fixedness.…Functional fixedness makes it hard…for you to consider an object doing a job…
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- Understanding ways to learn creativity
- Understanding the barriers to creativity
- Applying the subtraction technique
- Applying the division technique
- Applying the multiplication technique
- Applying the attribute dependency theory
- Creating a creativity dream team
- Facilitating group creativity
- Selecting the best ideas