Recent research has revealed a direct causality between ideas and profitability, which means that in today’s ultra-competitive and technology-rich work environment, the most crucial element separating an exceptional career from a lackluster one is . . . creative thinking skills. While that may be scary news to hear for many businesspeople and entrepreneurs, it shouldn’t be for you! Because inside this concise, easy-to-read book, one of the world’s premiere success experts, Brian Tracy, reveals 21 proven, practical techniques readers can use to immediately begin generating a stream of productive ideas, including how to:• Stimulate the three primary triggers to creativity• Inspire a creative mindset in staff through recognition, rewards, and environment• Use methods such as Brainstorming, Zero-Based Thinking, Nominal Group Technique, and Lateral Thinking to solve problems, improve systems, devise new products, and come up with fresh, exciting marketing angles• Ask focused questions to generate elegant solutions• Understand the difference between mechanical and adaptive thinking• Rigorously evaluate new ideas . . .without shutting down the creative impulseContaining mind-stimulating exercises and down-to-earth strategies, Creativity & Problem Solving, an eye-opening book, will help anyone tap into the root source of their own intuitive genius–and gain the winning edge they’ve been missing all this time.