Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Fear is Step Zero
Most of you know that The Innovise Guys blend structured problem solving with improvisation. Problem solving begins with identifying a problem you want to work on. What are the problems we don't work on? The ones where the fear is too great to even consider more conscious, deliberate, and creative thinking. Embracing your fears is Step Zero in creative problem solving. So, don't deny fear, explore it. Then get creative.
On this anniversary of 9/11 let me say this, let's not fear terrorism so much that we don't get deliberately creative about preventing it, and thwarting it.