• Creativity

    What comes first, the chicken or the egg?

    One of the things creative people share in common is that they generate ideas and build on them. Common wisdom dictates that the more ideas you generate, the more creative and/or unique the final product will be. This seems to be just as true for individuals as it is for groups. This post, however, deals with the ways creative individuals think, and what the relationship is to the tools they use to generate ideas. The tools, or idea-generating methods, each person uses say something about his or her way of creative thinking, and affect how that person comes up with ideas and focuses on a final idea. It’s possible, however,…