Developing people with perpetually fresh viewpoints is also something that starts at the top in a well-run organization. If managers aren't generating, or at least open to hearing, new ideas, how can an organization expect to develop this type of mentality in the rest of its people? If a company doesn't accept a degree of failure from those who are trying to push the envelope, how can they expect to explore new frontiers?
To push freshness of thought, encourage your people to practice Intergalactic Thinking and 180° Thinking consciously and purposefully, both in groupthink and individually. But, remember, if management doesn't manage for greater creativity and isn't open to the new ideas that emerge, little progress will be made on this front.
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