Are you sick of seeing books with “innovation” in the title? I am. What started as a fresh way of looking at business risks becoming an over-used buzz word. And yet innovation matters, especially at a time when a lot of markets seem saturated.
Tim Hurson has a new book (Think Better) out that looks at so-called “productive thinking” — a six-step program to come up with fresh ideas and unexpected solutions. There’s no doubt that thinking better is a skill that can be learned. Hurson’s steps may help, for those who like working through exercises in making their way to an answer.
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