A Strategy to Actually ‘Think Outside the Box’

We, as business leaders, repeat the catchphrase “think outside the box” and continue to state, that absent this approach, our businesses cannot grow and thrive. Given that, however, most prefer to operate within a specific and precise framework. They stay in the comfort of the box and deflect anything that may alter it.

Stating the simple command and expecting magic to happen isn’t realistic.

Great business leaders, like former General Electric CEO Jack Welch, promote that it’s the responsibility of every worker to find a better way of doing things. But what techniques are needed to develop a simple, easy process to encourage new ideas?

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