A few years ago I experienced a simple yet powerful brainstorming technique I call "notepad brainstorming".
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Do you have a memory that brings back very ugly feelings?
Would you like to change that? Many years ago I had a painful memory that always put me in a bad state. I decided to take away its power. How? ...
That is a very important question to ask frequently, provided you follow it up with "why do we do it that way?" and "how could this be done more effectively?"
Asking those questions will help you "think outside the box", which can produce profound improvements to your business processes and your life! You don't need to follow the other rats through the standardized maze of status quo.
By developing your own path you can streamline your journey!
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