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Mental Blocks to Creativity

1. The right answer.

2. That’s not logical

3. Follow the rules

4. Be practical

5. Avoid ambiguity

6. To err is wrong

7. Play is frivolous

8. That’s not my area

9. Don’t be foolish

10. I’m not creative

Roger von Oech, A Whack on the Side of the Head, p. 9, quoted in Swindoll, The Quest for Character, Multnomah, p. 200