A Paradoxical approach to Innovation: How Metaboxical (Out of the Box) Thinking Can Expand the “Box”

Veras Gräsmatta, Vera Sandbergs allé 8, Göteborg

Brown Bag Lunch. Bring food. Eat. Get inspired.

Nobel Prize winning physicist Richard Feynman observed that the “problem of creating something which is new, but which is consistent with everything which has been seen before, is one of extreme difficulty.”

Using our imaginations to think of something that has never been seen before while “limited by the conditions that come from our knowledge of the way nature really is” requires a paradoxical approach to explore the impossible and improbable while simultaneously observing the laws of nature. To solve “a problem that we have never solved before, we must leave the door to the unknown ajar.” 

In this talk, Ken Mulligan explores how Metaboxical thinking can resolve this apparent paradox using a systematic approach to creativity and innovation which simultaneously uses the contents of the Box and expands the Box. 

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