Listen to your inner voice

In the overflow of information competing for your attention and thoughts, its more important than ever to find the sources enabling you to listen to your own inner true voice.

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We have come to a point in history where knowledge has never been as easily accessible as now. Through the Internet’s search engines, all human knowledge is literally available at our fingertips. But at the same time, it has never been more difficult than now to think for ourselves.

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Lyssna till din inre röst

In the overflow of information competing for your attention and thoughts, its more important than ever to find the sources enabling you to listen to your own inner true voice.

Inner voice

Vi har kommit till en punkt i historien där kunskap aldrig har varit så lättillgänglig som nu. Genom Internets sökmotorer så finns all mänsklig kunskap bokstavligen tillgänglig via våra fingertoppar. Samtidigt så har det aldrig varit svårare än nu att tänka själv.

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The story about the clean and the dirty toilets

There are often simple solutions to most problems if you have the ability to think differently.

ToiletI recently came across this thought-provoking story on the power of lateral thinking, i.e. thinking outside the proverbial box. Russi Mody, the legendary Chairman of Tata Steel from 1984-1993, was once holding a weekly meeting with Tata Steel staff  when a worker took up a niggling issue.

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Historien om de rena och de smutsiga toaletterna

Det finns ofta enkla lösningar på de flesta problem om man har förmågan att tänka annorlunda.

ToiletJag stötte nyligen på den här tankeväckande berättelsen om kraften i lateralt tänkande, dvs tänkande utanför den proverbiala lådan. Russi Mody, den legendariska ordföranden i Tata Steel 1984-1993, höll en gång ett veckomöte med anställda då en arbetare tog upp en brännande fråga.

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Seven tips how to get more time for yourself!

Perhaps the greatest threat to our creativity is our fragmented time. In today’s working life, it is hard to have one hour of undisturbed time that can be devoted to exactly what you want.

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Think about where you were when you last got a good idea or solved a problem. Maybe you were taking a shower, or walking in the forest, or picking shells on the beach. But most likely you were not at work.

Your brain functions so that it constantly stores new impressions. When you struggle with a problem to be solved, the brain needs time to process the problem and relate it to all the information it has already stored.

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Sju tips hur du kan finna mer egentid!

Det kanske största hotet mot vår kreativitet är vår uppstyckade tid. I dagens arbetsliv är det få förunnat att ha ens en timme sammanhängande tid som kan ägnas åt precis vad man vill.

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Fundera på var du befann dig när du senast fick en bra idé eller löste ett problem. Kanske stod du och diskade, eller gick en skogspromenad, eller plockade snäckor på stranden. Men med största sannolikhet var du inte på jobbet.

Din hjärna fungerar så att den hela tiden lagrar nya intryck. När du brottas med ett problem som måste lösas, så behöver hjärnan tid för att bearbeta problemet och sätta det i relation till all den information som redan finns lagrad.

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Does the creativity come from the right brain?

We often hear that creativity comes from the right brain, but this is a myth. To create, we need to use both our brain hemispheres and have a good interplay between them.

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As most people know, our fantastic brain is divided into two brain hemispheres with dominance for different functions. These are in intense contact with each other and the constant interaction between them makes us into the complex beings we are with intellect, thoughts, feelings and a fantastic ability to create and to perceive all the nuances of the world.

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