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Good decision-making is not the most important intellectual process. That distinction belongs to creating better alternatives. Toward that effort we should recognize the importance of creativity. I recently came across a sequence of steps that seems an appropriate creative process.
Attributed to Frank Feather and Gayle Hudgens, "A Whole-Brained Approach to Futuristic Management," AMA Management Digest (April 1982?) in The Silva Mind Control Method for Business Managers, by Jose Silva, 1983, Prentice Hall, pp. 40-41:
In using the "Silva Method," a person "programs" the mind to work on important problems. While I am skeptical about some of the claims, the Silva Method has many devotees.
John Schuyler, December 1997.
Copyright © 1997 by John R. Schuyler. All rights reserved. Permission to copy with reproduction of this notice.