Creative News Capturing

January 13, 2023

Creativity Technique

Read the newspaper and capture interesting tidbits you come across. It will stimulate your thinking and will become a trigger point for future explorations.

When we think of a newspaper, the headlines are mostly about political happenings. Or some major events. These could be strikes, earthquakes, some kind of summit or marketing event. 

But if we get on the inside pages, we come across interesting facts, figures, and concepts.

Many interesting bits remain hidden inside the science and technology section, culture section. Or in interviews with artists, industry leaders and sports people.

Today morning, I read an article about US marines. They prepare for a project well. Plan every minute details.

And before embarking on the mission, they all match their watches.

When we think about it, that's so important. When combat fighters enter an enemy territory, they give cover to each other. It's crucial to have the same time reference. Second to second. 

For us civilians, a difference of one or two minutes doesn't make much of a difference. But in a combat zone, it can mean the difference between life and death.

To start with, I am matching all the clocks in my home.

About the author 

Puneet Bhatnagar

Puneet Bhatnagar, popularly known as Creative Punito--is a business innovator. An expert on SME business growth. He is a well-known creativity and innovation trainer, author, columnist and storyteller.

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