In philosophy, ideas are usually taken as mental representational images of some object. In a popular sense, an idea arises in a reflexive, spontaneous manner, even without thinking or serious reflection, for example, when we talk about the idea of a person or a place. A new or original idea can often lead to innovation.
1min read Sounds like lousy mathematics, but it’s true: when 2 people each share an idea with one another, something magical happens. They multiply. So, what I really meant is 1 idea + 1 idea = 4 ideas (and sometimes more). Read more
2mins read And what do we need to know and do to have more of them?
Key take-away: The trick to having good ideas is not to sit around in glorious isolation and try to think big thoughts. The trick is to get more parts on the table.