How Henry Ford Changed The World by Thinking Differently

Ford Model T - Great example of innovation

Henry Ford had a big dream, he was determined to build motorcars that the majority of people could afford. He said, “When I’m through, about everybody will have one”.

However, there was a problem that he had to solve to make his dream a reality. He had to find a way to build cars more efficiently to lower the price so the general public could afford one.

Increased productivity

Ford had been trying to increase his factories’ productivity for years. Step-by-step his streamlining process got better but he was still building cars like everyone else – one at a time, and it was not good enough to make his dream a reality.

He kept thinking about how he could increase productivity to lower the cars price and one day in 1913, Ford got an idea that drastically changed the whole process.

The question that changed everything

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These Playful Weekly Reminders Can Help You Be More Successful

Play, relax and innovate

To do intelligent things, create, innovate and solve problems it is important to do silly things and play. Play might be seen as the opposite of work, but research suggest that play can actually be a very important part of work and people’s creativity. Any activity can become play with a

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The One Word That Can Change Your Business

The power of asking why

Ricardo Semler is the CEO and majority owner of Semco Partners, which is a Brazilian company that is known for high democracy among employees and great focus on creativity. They use a powerful but yet simple creativity technique. The technique is like this: They ask WHY three times before making a decision. In his book, […]

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17 Stories That Can Help You Find a Name For Your Business

How 17 Famous Companies Got Their Quirky Names

It’s common that entrepreneurs get excited about a new idea for a business but often struggle to find a good name for their new company. This happened to us and we set a deadline so the name decision wouldn’t delay us any further. We found a name and started using it, but we felt that […]

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What Is KWL and How Can This Chart Help You Come Up With Creative Solutions?

Woman solving a problem on a poster

There are several methods you can use to inspire a creative thought process that leads to new and useful ideas. Some methods are ideal for individuals and others are also useful for a group of people. One method that I like that can be useful for both individuals and groups is to create a KWL […]

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