Originally Posted on August 17, 2020
Last Update on September 1, 2020
Products We LoveAD

Backlog: The best way to manage your projects. Wiki, tasks, files all in one place. This is like taking good parts of JIRA and Trello, combined into one tool. You can start for free.

Square: You might have already used Square before – but the company offers a wide range of payment solutions to get your business off the ground, from card payment to invoice to ecommerce.

Have you ever been stuck in the middle of nowhere while running a project? You try to analyze the root cause. You think about the issue practically. But no clue how to move forward with logical thinking. Lateral is the tool to solve this.

It’s a random idea generator for projects you’re working on. Enter keywords like “B2B sales,” “angry customers,” “recruiting remotely,” and it suggests a random solution for you. Inspired by Edward de Bono’s “lateral thinking,” Lateral helps you develop an out-of-the-box idea.

The creator of the Nintendo Game Boy, Gunpei Yokoi, didn’t try to pursue new technologies. He instead followed lateral thinking, gathering widely available technologies and assembling them as a new product. He called the process “Lateral Thinking with Withered Technology.”

Like coming up with Game Boy, innovation happens when you approach things in a different way. Lateral breaks your fixed thought-process by bringing randomness and sparks inspiration.

Enjoyed?

If you thought the content is useful, consider buying us a coffee or getting our books!

If you want more content like this, use the search, subscribe to our Newsletter, or follow us on Twitter.

If you have any questions or feedback, let us know so we can improve the content.

If you’d like to share this content with your friends, use the links below.