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Ever play with Tinkertoys as a kid?與以往任何時候都發揮tinkertoys作為一個孩子? This toy where you had wheels with peg holes in it, and wood stems of various sizes in which you could create anything.這個玩具在那兒,你不得不車輪用PEG的洞穴,和木材來源於不同大小的中,您可以創建任何事情。 Well, I ran across this book,那麼,我遇到這本書, Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques thinkertoys :一本手冊,創造性思維技巧 , by Michael Michalko, has inspired my creativity… I’m only about 28 pages into it! ,由Michael michalko ,激發了我的創造力…我只有約28頁到它!

He has ten ways to help drive your creative juices.他已10的方式,以幫助驅動器您的創意果汁。 I have paraphrased them for us to use.我paraphrased他們為我們使用。

1. 1 。 Set an Idea Quota. - Give your mind a workout every day. 樹立一個理念的配額。 -讓您心目中的鍛煉,每天。 Set yourself an idea quota for a challenge you are working on, such as finve new ideas ever day for a week.設定的一個想法配額的挑戰,您的工作,如finve的新思路以往任何時候都天為一個星期。 you’ll find the first five are the hardest, but these will quickly trigger other ideas.您可以找到的第一個五年是最難的,但這些很快就會觸發其他的想法。 The more ideas you come up with, the greater your chances of coming up with winner. Having an idea quota will force you to actively generate ideas and alternatives rather than waiting for them to occur to you.更想法,你想出了,更大的機會與未來的贏家。 有一個想法配額將迫使你產生積極的思路和辦法,而不是等待他們的出現給您。

2. 2 。 Get Tone. - Fighter pilots say, “I’ve gone tone” when their radar locks onto a target. 得到的語調。 -戰鬥機飛行員說, “我已經經歷了口氣: ”當他們的雷達鎖定到一個目標。 That’s the point at which the pilot and plane are totally focus on the target.這一點上飛行員和飛機是完全著眼於目標。 “Getting tone” in everyday life means paying attention to what’s happening around you. “得到的語氣: ”在日常生活中的手段,注重了什麼事你身邊。

Ordinarily we do not make the fullest use of our ability to see.通常我們不充分利用我們的能力,看到的。 We move through life looking at a tremendous quantity of information, objects, and scenes, and yet we look but do not see .我們通過尋找生活在一個巨大的信息量,對象和場面,但我們期待 ,但沒有看到 Paying attention to the world around you will help you develop the extraordinary capacity to look at mundane things and see the miraculous.注意周圍的世界,你會幫助您發展的非凡能力,看看世俗的東西,看到了奇蹟。

3. 3 。 Don’t Be a Duke of Habit. - Stretch yourself and take a the road less traveled occasionally. 不要被一公爵的習慣。 -舒展自己,並採取道路少,偶爾走過的。 Deliberately program changes into your daily life.刻意程序變更到您的日常生活。 Make a list of the things you do by habit.作出名單的事情,你這樣做的習慣。 Try driving a different route to work.嘗試駕駛不同的路線工作。 Change your sleeping hours, Read a different newspaper, Try different recipes.改變您的睡眠時間,閱讀不同的報紙,嘗試不同的食譜。 Take a bath instead of a shower.採取洗澡,而不是一個淋浴。 You would be surprised how your mind reacts to new things in this way.你會感到十分驚訝您的想法如何反應新的東西,這樣做的。

The Brain that doesn’t feed itself, eats itself. -Gore Vidal大腦並不飼料本身,吃本身。 -戈爾維達爾

4. 4 。 Feed Your Head. - Leaders are Readers. 飼料在你的頭上。 -領導人都以饗讀者。 So are creative people.因此,是創造力的人。 Lets feed our heads full of amazing information, and have a larger database in which to pull ideas from.讓我們的飼料元首充滿了驚人的信息,並有一個更大的數據庫,其中退出的想法。 Read Magazines on varied subjects.閱讀雜誌對不同的科目。 Read Nonfiction.讀散文。 When reading them, practice thinking up solutions for any problems presented in the book, before they reveal it in the book.當他們讀,實踐,思想行動解決方案的任何問題,在這本書中,之前,它們揭示了它在這本書中。 Think as you read, and take notes.相信您閱讀,並採取筆記。 Write in the margins of your book, write in a notebook the ideas you have captured from the book, highlight passages.寫在邊緣了您的書,寫在筆記本電腦的想法,你已抓獲從書籍,突出通道。 Also, feel free to OUTLINE a book prior to your reading it, to help you know what you are going to learn.同時,請隨時綱要的一本書之前,您的閱讀,以幫助您知道什麼你要了解。 Also, maybe you could outline the book after you read it, without looking at the table of contents.另外,也許你可以綱要這本書後,您閱讀它,而不看表的內容。

5. 5 。 Do a Content Analysis. - Check things out! 做內容分析。 -檢查的事情! Do a scan of your junkmail before you throw it away, in fact, put all your junkmail in a big box for about a month, then scan it to see if there are any emerging trends or ideas to be gleamed from it.做了掃描您的郵件之前,你扔扔掉,事實上,把您的所有郵件在一個大框約一個月,然後掃描它,看看是否有任何新出現的趨勢或想法要gleamed從它。 When you are on the road, scan local newspapers for interesting ideas.當您在旅途中,掃描本地報刊為有趣的想法。 Observe popular culture and find out what people are interested in and why they are popular.觀察流行文化,並找出是什麼人有興趣在和他們為什麼受歡迎。 Attend many business lectures and seminars as you can.出席的許多業務講座和研討會,作為您可以。 Listen to different radio stations every week to get a variety of input.聽取不同的電台,每星期能得到多種投入。

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6. 6 。 Create a Brain Bank. - I love this idea. 創建一個大腦銀行。 -我很喜歡這個構思。 Collect and store ideas like a pack rat.收集和儲存的想法一樣,一包老鼠。 Keep a container (coffee can, Tupperware, shoebox, etc) of ideas and idea starters.保持一個貨櫃(咖啡罐,特百惠,鞋盒等)的意見和想法創業。 Begin collecting interesting ads, quotes, designs, pictures,questions, cartoons, doodles and words that might triggers ideas by association.開始收集有趣的廣告,報價,設計,圖片,問題的,卡通頻道, Doodles “和的話,可能會觸發思想的協會。

Each day, remind yourself that you are working on disciplines everyday that making you better and better.每一天,告訴自己,你的工作紀律,每天讓你越辦越好。 - Jim Rohn -吉姆羅恩

When looking for a new idea, shake up your BrainBank and pull out a couple ideas and free associate, you will be pleasantly surprised how this will help you.當尋找一個新的想法,動搖您的brainbank和退出一對夫婦的想法和免費協理,你會驚喜如何,這將幫助您。

7. 7 。 Be a Travel Junkie. - When you are bored, GET UP AND GO SOMEWHERE! 是一個旅行junkie 。 -當你感到無聊,站起來去! Go to a trade show, a quirky store, an antique shop, museum, or flea market… just go.去一個貿易展,一個古怪的商店,古董商店,博物館,或跳蚤市場…剛才去。 And when you are there, walk around with an open mind and allow yourself to be DRAWN to something.當你有,走動與開放的態度,並讓自己訂定一些。 Once there, use your mind to make a connection to something else in your life, and it may creatively help you solve some problem.一旦有,使用您的想法,使連接到的東西,否則在你的生活,它可能會創造性地幫助您解決一些問題。

8. 8 。 Capture your Thoughts. - Record your thoughts, Carry around a little moleskin in your back pocket. 捕捉您的想法。 -記錄您的想法,進行約一小m oleskin在您的回口袋。 Scientists say that we can keep 5-9 ideas actively in our mind, then they float away.科學家說,我們能保持5-9的思想,積極在我們的腦海中,那麼他們浮法消失。 We remember some, and some are gone.我們還記得一些,有些已成過去。 By, keeping the notebook in your backpocket, you will capture the thought when it is there.由,使筆記本電腦在您的backpocket ,您將捕獲的思想時,它的存在。 Then you can review it, and perhaps your mind may be able to make a better connection with it later on.然後你可以檢討,也許您的想法也許能夠作出更好的結合,後來又對。

9. 9 。 Think Right. - Consciously work to make your thinking more fluent with your thinking. 認為權利。 -自覺的工作使您的思想更流利的與您的想法。 So, making descriptive lists as a way to capture thought fluency.因此,決策的描述名單,作為一個好方法,掌握思想流利。

10. 10 。 Keep an Idea Log. - Take a Moleskine or a Composition book, and divide it into sections that you want to captures ideas. 保持一個想法日誌。 -採取m oleskine或一本書組成,並分成部分您想要捕捉的想法。 Marketing ideas, Home Improvement Ideas, special projects, planning ideas, comedy skits, or whatever you wish to capture.營銷理念,家居裝修的觀念,特別項目,規劃思路,喜劇skits ,或無論你想捕捉。

After you read the book, you may want to consider purchasing the accompanying當您閱讀這本書,您可能要考慮購買所附 Thinkpak: A Brainstorming Card Deck thinkpak :集思廣益卡甲板 which gives you additional exercises to help you tap into your creativity.讓你額外的演習,以協助您進軍您的創意。

Hope this helps you!希望這可以幫助您!


Travis Wright特拉維斯賴特