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Thinking Outside The Box

The invention of the wheel was a miraculous invention, along with the airplane, and the telephone. All the inventions that have ever been created weren't just something that was already drawn out on a piece of paper for the inventors. They had to think. They had to imagine the masterpiece before it was even a physical object. These people weren't just thinkers or inventors. These people "Thought Outside the Box."
The writer Sarah Susanka, the author of "The Not So Big House," once said that "The ability to think creatively, responding to needs and wishes, not to preconceived ideas of what something should look like, then the problem will be solved." [SIC] What I think she means by this is if you are going to make something or do something for the people of the world, don't assume or pretend you know what they want. Go out, ask them, figure it out and then when you have completed the finished product it will be successful.
Many people who try to invent something are not successful because they are afraid to break the confines of the outline. What I mean by this is that the people are so accustomed to thinking like everybody else, they are afraid to explore the possibilities of their mind. They can't picture something that already isn't there. Often a person will see something that was invented and wonder why they never thought of something so simple. The answer is very uncomplicated… they didn't break the confines of the out line.
Normally, when people do a puzzle, they will have to think about the answers, sort of like a maze. If what theyfirst try doesn't work then they have to try another direction to see if something else will work. Those people, even though they don't know it have just thought outside the box. They have decided that rather than quitting, they are going to keep trying, and see if they can find another way to do it. Even though the a…

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