BY PAUL BRIAN
The writer believes that focusing on problems and challenges, rather than solutions, is a more effective approach to finding answers, and has developed a habit of doing so throughout their life.
Out-of-the-box thinkers habitually question everything, including things that seem to be progressing well, because they know progress and innovation are impossible without challenging the status quo.
Out-of-the-box thinkers engage in internal debates, which can be a sign of creative thinking and sophisticated mental processing, and this habit helps to strengthen their mind and will.
Out-of-the-box thinkers frequently switch up their routines, sometimes unexpectedly, to inject fresh energy and inspiration into their lives, which can include working in a mobile way and changing jobs suddenly.
Out-of-the-box thinkers are willing to listen to ideas that they may find wrong or mistaken, which allows them to challenge their own assumptions and gain a deeper understanding of opposing worldviews.
Out-of-the-box thinkers research and learn from others' lives and businesses, as it can provide unexpected answers to their own problems.
Out-of-the-box thinkers have a habit of finding out what motivates people and what they care about most.
Reverse engineering involves starting with a goal and working backwards to break it down into small, measurable steps, a unique habit of out-of-the-box thinkers.