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Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: The Critical Mindset for Innovation

Creativity Never Emerges from a Vacuum

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“If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants,” Isaac Newton wrote in a 1675 letter to Robert Hooke. Yet while Newton embraced this idea of scientific progress, Hooke saw it as an insult. Where Newton was content to build on the ideas of others, Hooke saw it as a threat to his own…

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