★ Park the most obvious solutions, look out for exclusive and unique ideas. - We do this all the time at Myntra Design Tea
★ Set out to prove yourself wrong rather than confirm what you believe to be true. Good for all professionals.
★ Reason from first principles by breaking things down to expose invisible rules and see the fundamental components.
★ Abandon the path of least resistance to pursue a moonshot that gives you an edge over your competitors.
★ Separate your beliefs from your identity by seeing your opinions as working hypotheses.
★Adopt the habit of pausing after each success to determine what can be learned
To nurture a true innovation, we must keep devising thought experiments, taking moonshots, proving ourselves wrong, dancing with uncertainty, reframing problems, testing as we try, and returning to first principles.
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Empathy - getting into consumer shoe but hold on there is more to it. Empathy means challenging your preconceived ideas and setting aside your sense of what you think is true in order to learn what actually is true.