There are two patterns that I find linked:
- "I am constantly busy, I don’t have time to think!"
- "There are no new ideas. We just keep doing the same old thing."
It is important to understand how our brain does problem solving. It has an active part, thinking. Then there is a background process, solving in new angles.
Have you ever found a new idea pop up while you are in the shower, when dreaming or when walking to the coffee machine? That is your background process in work. If you want do develop new cool stuff, or find smarter solutions to problems, you need to make room for that process.Continue reading