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loumf · 2010-12-06 · Original thread
This classic book: "A Technique for Producing Ideas"

is short and sweet.


1. ideas are novel combinations

2. immerse yourself in information from many disciplines

3. think of combinations

4. Go away from it -- do something else

5. An idea comes to you

6. refine it

dzohrob · 2008-04-16 · Original thread
You might find this book useful: "A Technique for Producing Ideas", by James Young. Exceedingly short, simple, meant for advertising, but helpful for any industry.

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