10. join the dots

History is full of innovative concepts that were the result of combining existing ideas in new and novel ways.

James Dyson did exactly this when he combined a vacuum cleaner with a sawdust cyclone to invent the first bagless vacuum cleaner.

Think about a problem you’re trying to solve.

Grab some Post-it notes and write down one idea to solve it on each one.

Mix and match the Post-it notes together.

How many new and interesting combinations can you discover?

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