We are all unique in our own way, so we live surrounded by people with different skills, talents, and mindsets.
However, while we can struggle to solve a certain problem or find it challenging to think outside the box, others can get creative and quickly and easily find a solution.
They seem to approach problems in new, innovative ways, to conceptualize problems differently, and understand their position about any particular situation in a new way.
Thinking outside the box means confronting problems in atypical ways, thinking in a free, creative, innovative way, and encouraging frequent challenges to the status quo. In the creative words of Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino, outside-the-box thinking is “constructive nonconformity” behavior.
Undoubtedly, in most cases, it is a great advantage in life to be able to think unconventionally.
Neuroscientific research indicates that it becomes increasingly difficult to break out of our existing mindsets. Luckily, however, it is still possible to train our brains to think differently and beef up your out-of-the-box thinking skills.
Therefore, many can learn from the following people we decided to share, as their ways to get out of even the most difficult situation are simply inspiring: