Out-of-the-box thinking is a valuable skill that we can practice in order to learn how to break out of our old habitual thinking patterns.
“Creativity involves breaking out of expected patterns in order to look at
things in a different way.
No problem can be solved until it is reduced to some simple form. The changing of a vague difficulty into a specific, concrete form is a very essential element in thinking.” – J. P. Morgan
The best ways to strengthen your critical thinking skills in problem solving