Creative thinking, also referred to as thinking "out of the box," is currently regarded as a key job skill and a core competency able to produce economic value. But as any parent knows, young children do not need to be taught how to think out of the box. They already do it all the time with tremendous success. Actually, they do not know how not to think this way—probably because "the box" does not exist for them. Over the years, several methods claiming to encourage creativity have been devised, with related workshops, classes, and conferences frequently held. A search…
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