These presentations on logic demonstrate why approaching things -- both in business and in life -- with nontraditional methods of thinking can produce truly innovative results. These speeches support the idea that not everything has to be proven or previously tested to succeed.
One man who truly believes in the power of dismissing logic, particularly in business, is Roger Martin, an award-winning author and the Dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He believes that traditional methods of thinking stunt creativity and innovation. He states that leaders must be willing to take risks and to be comfortable with thinking outside the box.
Daniel Pink suggests putting more emphasis on using the right side of the brain to solve some of today's most pressing global challenges, like recessions and climate change. These problems are typically associated with left brain thinking, but he believes intuition and creativity should be applied as well.
11 Talks on Illogical Thinking
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Money Changes Everything
The Consequences of Incentives
Rational Versus Emotional Thinking
Illusions in Decision-Making