Quick Look: 12 Things You Were Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking

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For starters, creative thinking is work. Also: "When you go through the motions of trying to come up with new ideas, you are energizing your brain by increasing the number of contacts between neurons. The more times you try to get ideas, the more active your brain becomes and the more creative you become." Be sure to read the article in its entirety.

Aspects of creative thinking that are not usually taught. 2. Creative thinking is work. You must have passion and the determination to immerse yourself in the process of creating new and different ideas. Then you must have patience to persevere against all adversity.

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