how to turn frustration into innovation

What stops us from being more productive and innovative is not external; it's internal. One of the major obstacles is our 'frustration tolerance'. Psychologists talk about individuals who have 'Low frustration tolerance' (LFT). These people may have the intention to realise an idea, yet at the first sign of trouble, discomfort, or frustration, they give it away.

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Creative partnerships

Creating and realising ideas on your own can at times be a difficult job. This can be made all that much easier if you have a creative partnership. A creative partnership can be as simple as bouncing things off a mate. Here are some things worth considering to help create a motivating partnership for your ideas.

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Crowd contribution for innovation

You may have heard of organisations asking their customers for ideas for what they want in their products. An even more powerful technique is to ask them what they could do with parts of their business - be it a product, process or part of their service in a completely new way or new industry.

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reverse brainstorming

A simple but effective ideation (idea generating) technique that I like working with is called reverse brainstorming. What makes reverse brainstorming so effective is that it's a technique that tricks the brain so that you can't help but find opportunities for new ideas.

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