Thought of the Week


The way to get good ideas is to get lots of ideas, and throw the bad ones away.

Linus Pauling

Explanation / Question / Challenge

James Dyson (Dyson vacuum cleaners) spent five years making 5,127 prototypes before he found the solution he was looking for. That’s over 5000 bad ideas to find one good one (other people have found their best idea quicker though).

Have you ever had a really good idea?  What was it?  Did it work?

In any situation, what’s the best way to get lots of ideas?