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New Questions, “Senses” for Innovative Thinking and Problem-Solving

Canadian creativity theorist Tim Hurson developed the Productive Thinking Model (“ThinkX”), a structured approach to solving problems or generating creative ideas, outlined in Think Better: An Innovator’s Guide to Productive Thinking… 574 more words


Think Better

Last week I spent in Ottawa with the Conference Board as an advisor to the National Council for Client Relationships and Customer Experience. One of the presenters had some interesting tools to offer for innovative thinking. 52 more words

Corporate Storytelling

Making Design Thinking Actionable (Part 1)

Design Thinking is necessarily vague…..applicable to products and procedures alike…vegetable peelers to your experience at the book store (Barnes and Noble was among the first to redesign store layout to the index of topics that we are used to today).  722 more words

Design Thinking

Know Wonder

Have you ever had to do a Powerpoint presentation of just fifteen slides?  Easy, you say.  I sat  down this morning and put together a slide show on the theme  Know Wonder for the  190 more words

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Think Better by Tim Hurson

My Thinkx collegue Leonardo sent me this great video that summerises Tim’s best seller ‘Think Better‘. I strongly recommend Tim’s book, but if you don’t have time to read it this is a good starting point to get involved with the productive thinking method. 10 more words


Book Review - The Riddle: Where Ideas Come From and How to Have Better Ones

Andrew Razeghi’s book The Riddle, published in January 2009 fo cuses on the innovation process, and particularly idea creation. It is well written, featuring a host of concepts to illustrate the concepts he describes. 213 more words


Component Marketing

I just finished reading Tim Hurson’s book Think Better: An Innovator’s Guide to Productive Thinking (see bookshelf) The book mentions a topic that has been on my “to write” list for a while. 358 more words