You have undoubtedly heard that it is a fantastic thing to think outside the box. But just what does that mean, why is it a great thing and how can it benefit your career?
Thinking outside the box simply means that you are willing to consider different solutions and methods for reaching your desired outcome. That is to say: You need to get from point A to point B, but you don’t necessarily need or want to take the reliable route to get there.
The secret to success in business can be summed up in three words — do the work. Have you ever met anyone who really was an overnight success? I have worked with entrepreneurs, CEOs, innovators and high-impact leaders from around the world, and there are definite connections between success in business and thinking otherwise.