Thinking Outside The
According to Wikipedia,
I quote: “it is a metaphor that means to think differently, unconventionally,
or from a new perspective. This phrase often refers to novel or creative
thinking. The term is thought to derive from management consultants in
the 1970s and 1980s challenging their clients to
This phrase can also be found commonly in dance, as encouragement to move
creatively, beyond simple, geometric box steps and their basic variations,
to literally step outside the box into more
complex patterns of expression” end of quote.
For me, to think outside the box means to think as oneself and not like
Do you remember the last time you have thought for yourself?
Do you always think outside the box?
What is your definition of thinking outside the box?
Do you accept that it is easy to think outside the box?
Would you rather not think for yourself?
How much would you sell your freedom to think outside the box?
Do you accept that those who always think outside the box are rebels?
What are the advantages of thinking outside the box?
Those are some the questions that will help one to begin thinking outside
Indeed, as a child, we are naturally program to think like our parents
because they are our first teacher. It is always a good thing to learn.
As we begin to learn more, we often forget to think outside the box.
Instead of using the knowledge that one has gained from those
teaching to free one's ability to think for oneself, one begins to think
like the teachers.
Apart from our parents, we also learn from our brothers, sisters or
family as a whole.
We also learn form our teachers in schools, universities and training
fields. And our way of thinking often reflects those teaching. Moreover,
other things such the TV,
internet, society, group, events, leaders, religion, spouses,
advertisements and friends
also impact our freedom of thinking outside the box.
Now the question is have we all being brain washed to a certain
Have we transferred our right to think outside the box?
Have we substituted the skill to think outside box for something
Or are you blaming the teachers instead of yourself?
How much of your freedom to think for yourself have you
Do you accept that we have all being brain washed?
Have you stop somebody to think outside the box?
Or do you always work against the freedom to think outside
How much money have you being paid to stop the freedom of
thinking outside the box?
The quickest way to lose one's ability to think outside the box is
to see oneself like somebody else. That is usually the case when
one sees oneself as a group instead of an independent or
self-dependent member of a group, society, class, community, pride
or clan. For example, one is a member of a group that has its own
values and belief. Remember that one is oneself before being a member.
Moreover, one also has one's own values or belief that may be different
from the group's. Though, there is nothing wrong of being a member, it is
terrible that one substitutes one's values for the group's and
Yes as a team player, one can sometime give precedence to the group's
However, that does not mean that one can not still think for oneself.
In fact, the only real freedom one has is to think for oneself or outside
the box. One should never surrender that.
Two types of people: leaders and followers
Two types of followers: free followers and suppressed followers.
Are you a leader?
Are you a follower?
Alright, what type of follower are you?
Are you a free or suppressed follower?
Remember, to think outside the box, one must be either a leader or a