Entrepreneurial Creativity

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Vadim Kotelnikov

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Thinking Differently: Two Barriers to Overcome

  1. Remove perceptual and cognitive limitations imposed by your own knowledge structures

  2. Be willing to discard the "old" paradigms that have served you long and well, with which you are both familiar and comfortable. This is the "box" in which you must not be trapped if you are to make progress.



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Entrepreneurial Creativity

The Tao of Entrepreneurial Creativity

4 Pillars of Entrepreneurial Creativity

7 Sources of Entrepreneurial Opportunities

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Turning Failures To Opportunities


6 Barriers To Creative Thinking and Innovation

5 Rules of Creative Thinking

10 Secrets of Creativity

5 Steps To Unleashing Your Creativity

Creative Thinking Tips

Lateral Thinking

Thinking Outside-the-Box

Creativity Quotes

Asking Searching Questions

Challenging Assumptions

"Why? What If?" Questions

Creative Problem Solving (CPS)

STRIDES a Model for Solving Complex Problems

Be Different and Make a Difference

4 Questions To Ask Yourself

COCA Principle of Achievement


Do What You Love To Do and Make a Difference

New Product Development

Trend Spotting Tips

6 Powerful Inventive Thinking Techniques

TRIZ 40 Principles

Entrepreneurial Creativity Defined

Entrepreneurial creativity is about coming up with innovative ideas and turning them into value-creating profitable business activities.

Entrepreneurial creativity = creativity entrepreneurial action.

Be Different and Make a Difference!

 Case in Point  Silicon Valley


In Silicon Valley, companies challenge the status quo and encourage creative out-of-the-box thinking mixed with pragmatic business judgment... More

 Case in Point  Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company has been leading the automotive industry in design innovation for more than 100 years. In their basic corporate value statement, Ford Motor Company writes, "Our business is driven by our consumer focus, creativity, resourcefulness, and entrepreneurial spirit."

Continuous Innovative Activity

"Creativity is a continuous activity for the entrepreneur, always seeing new ways of doing things with little concern for how difficult they might be or whether the resources are available. But the creativity in the entrepreneur is combined with the ability to innovate, to take the idea and make it work in practice. This seeing something through to the end and not being satisfied until all is accomplished is a central motivation for the entrepreneur. Indeed once the project is accomplished the entrepreneur seeks another 'mountain to climb' because for him or her creativity and innovation are habitual, something that he or she just has to keep on doing," says Bill Bolton, the author of The Entrepreneur in Focus: Achieve Your Potential.

This is why entrepreneurs, disturb markets, 'thrive on chaos', and can challenge large established businesses.

Ask Searching Questions

Searching questions can help you discover new opportunities, uncover the roots of a problem, and find creative solutions to it. Open your mind to what is possible. Asking searching questions starts with challenging assumptions. If you do not check assumptions you cannot be good at asking searching questions. Ask also your customer what they want and find common themes in response to your questioning.

The asking of searching questions should be done continuously by all levels of your organizations, but especially by corporate leaders... More

Cross-Pollinate Ideas

Creative thinking is an intense social activity. You need a stimulus and information input of other people's minds to be a great creative thinker... More


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