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5 Constraints That Help Me Innovate

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5 Constraints That Help Me Innovate

There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.

– Napolean Hill –

5 Constraints That Help Me Innovate

“A kite flies because of pressure dynamics in the air, but the string facilitates that condition. Cut the string and it will crash. In other words, constraints can be guides.” Placing limitations on processes is not normally associated with innovation. However, as explained in this article, setting boundaries and playing within them can foster creative solutions to complex problems, encourage a sense of humility in acknowledging the things that one cannot do, and even drive one towards “perfection”. { read more }

Be The Change

Learn more about the work of individuals and organizations who self-impose creative constraints in order to innovate, like Aravind Eye Institute, which does not turn anyone away, compromise on quality, and is self-reliant.

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