Experiment by advancing on a wide front and probing for opportunities and gaps

Posted: September 22, 2014 in Powerful Ideas
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  • Creativity necessarily entails failure, mistakes, false starts, setbacks, opposition, etc.
  • Most creative individuals produce a lot of low quality output, much more in fact than their best work.
  • Failure is a form of feedback, it tells you what isn’t working and where you need to focus your future efforts.
  • Trial and error is experimentation within different resources, methods, processes, etc.
  • Experimentation requires creativity and imagination. It thrives on divergent and lateral thinking.

Richard Martin is a Master Strategist and Leadership Catalyst. Richard brings his military and business leadership and management experience to bear for executives and organizations seeking to radically improve performance, grow, and thrive in the face of rapid change, harsh competition, and increasing uncertainty.

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  1. Ganesh says:

    Thanks for the insight. Nice that you include creativity, and that you show that it has applications in business as well. That connection is not always clear.

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