brainstorming

Why You Should Brainstorm For Questions, Not Answers

The goal of brainstorming is to find possible solutions to a problem, but the process often becomes a platform for the outspoken, who offer the same perspective time and time again. Instead, ask everyone to generate more questions about the problem so you get a better understanding of what it really…

How To Worry Productively

Worrying is part of life. According to a new analysis, 38 per cent of us worry about something every day — which honestly seems low. With a small tweak, though, you can turn your worries into a productive way to solve problems.

How Old Ideas Drive New Innovations

In 2010, Thomas Thwaites decided he wanted to build a toaster from scratch. He walked into a shop, purchased the cheapest toaster he could find and promptly went home and broke it down piece by piece.