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Alex Cosio

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What types of things do you do to help you open your mind, generate new ideas, and see connections you've never seen before?

I, like many other TED members out there enjoy thinking, especially about problems and their many solutions. How do you get yourself to think outside the box and generate new and unconventional ideas? I personally enjoy list-making and all kinds of charting. What are your strategies?

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    Jun 3 2011: We've got lots of ideas from books, internet, ads, TED and so on. The various ideas are a hodgepodge without arrangement. And well arranged ideas could create new ideas. So I usually use computer programs like onenote and mindmap to arrange many ideas and my ideas. Those were so helpful for me to hold ideas.

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