What can you STOP DOING in order to improve? Reflections on creative destruction in the light of a New Year
The exercise consists of figuring out what you need to STOP DOING in order to help a project reach its goal. Pinpointing and letting go of counterproductive activities and behaviours creates space for innovation. In a workplace, TRIZ can help teams identify factors that hinder success and it can catalyse a process of creative destruction, transforming a system and paving the way to new and improved form of work.
This year I brought TRIZ into my New Year doodling ritual. I finished shading in the grapes and started on a list of things I want to stop doing. We live in an extremely fast-paced society, with extreme and overwhelming standards. Rather than seeking out a greater task-load, I realised I might gain more from letting go of some practices:
We invite you in this New Year to avoid adding even more things to do to your load and think instead of that which you can stop doing. Download our TRIZ support template.
Happy New Year from us at Hevas!