Thinking…outside the box?
Whether you are running your own business or working for a company or even doing something that is close to your heart, it is very important that you should find out ways and means of doing it in a unique and different way compared to others. This will help you to stand tall among the various other players in the same activity and will set you apart from the crowd. Doing things differently is often referred to as thinking outside the box and in today’s difficult and highly competitive business and job scenario it is indeed becoming very important and critical to say the least.
By thinking outside the box you would be able to come out with ideas and processes that can go a long way in ensuring that your business scales newer heights of success and growth bother in terms of sales, and profits. While there are many ways and means by which one can think outside the box, for the sake of convenience and better understanding we have tried and put down three important methods which if practiced regularly could go a long way in yielding the right kind of results.
The biggest problem with most of us is that we do not wish to share new ideas and thoughts with others because we feel that we might be made to feel silly and ridiculous because of such suggestions. In fact some of the best ideas and thoughts that have now become game changers in the business world were thought to be silly and unworkable ideas when they were first shared among various people. It is therefore very important to speak out your idea even if it could look stupid to a few others. So if you have an idea or thought which you feel is out of the box or outright radical there is no harm allowing such thoughts and ideas to get cultivated in your mind.
Another important point which could be considered as the second important way to think outside the box is to learn to look beyond the current definitions or “problems” and “solutions”.
A typical situation may be one…