I Am a Creative Thinker and a Problem Solver

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    I'm More Of A Creative Thinker Than Problem Solver

    But I do like to work out problems to try to solve them.  I think I give up too easily though.  My mind is constantly in a state of creativity and sometimes this can get in my way of trying to solve problems because I have always been a daydreamer.  But my...
    Purehope Purehope
    41-45, F
    Nov 12, 2009

    Our Place In This World

    There is a personality test out there that I took that gives you a 4-digit code to tell you what you are (of course based on their criteria). I came out ENTP, which means that I am an "originator." This is good, since I like to invent things, write original stories and work on...
    Degoro Degoro
    31-35, M
    4 Responses Mar 22, 2010

    I think I am a creative thinker

    and a problem solver, but don't get to fulfill that side of myself and act according to that. Which sucks.
    Hyacinthas Hyacinthas
    18-21, M
    Aug 16, 2014
    lindahe lindahe
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 12, 2015


    People say this is why I'm good at all those puzzles you get. Sudoku, Codecracker, Letter Fit, Crosswords etc etc. They could be right. I always thought though it didn't matter whether you were good at being a creative thinker and/or a good problem solver. I always thought all...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 6, 2007

    Saying something as vaguely

    as one can, is the best way to be relateable to the largest majority because there's so much room for interpretation. Like, "The past is never perfect, but the future is ripe with opportunity"
    Taynkbot Taynkbot
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 20, 2015

    My Mind Is A Gift

    I am a hyper creative and love problem solving, I am dyslexic and add I can see a solution to a problem before most but no one acts on then and wonder why I am always saying I told you so, I am always sketching designing and building products in 3d from concepts, every waking...
    jezrsv jezrsv
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jun 6, 2013

    I love composing musics

    and writing a storyline that has never been written by anybody else. I looove drawing more but not good at it. So I'm learning my way now. I am an architecture student :)
    NicoSapphire NicoSapphire
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 12, 2014

    Why is nobody able to see my post?

    Is EP broken or is it because I'm new?
    Dimples89 Dimples89
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Dec 22, 2014

    Another reason I'm employed in my job.

    I figure **** out and get it done and hold people accountable. Not at work to be friends. Just identify the issues and resolve
    deleted deleted
    Feb 17, 2015

    Lol. I guess I can still make experiences

    until April 21st (my vent account is @SadlySafe) I actually never talked about this here, usually always things that relate to depression, but I'll take this last month for a little positivity, I crochet, I started the interest when I was 9. Didn't learn the basics till another...
    YouDoNotKnowMe2000 YouDoNotKnowMe2000
    13-15, F
    1 Response Mar 27

    My Brain Is Constantly Work...

    My brain is constantly working. And I love problem solving.
    GirlLearningHowToSmile GirlLearningHowToSmile
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Apr 18, 2008

    I Like Cracking Codes

    I like to listen and learn and think outside the box...I like cracking codes!
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    Mar 21, 2012

    In a Macguyver State of Mind

    Sometimes I just get into that "zone" where I can find a different angle to work a problem....
    stingrey stingrey
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Feb 19, 2008

    Always The Problem Solver..

    I like resolution.  My issue comes when I'm faced with an unsolvable situation.  I don't handle it well. At the moment, I'm in a situation where my man has freaked, over learning of my childhood abuse.  He can't bring himself to talk about it, and can't even face...
    rockyj rockyj
    31-35, F
    Dec 12, 2010

    An Unexamined Life

    I am a writer so see things in a different way than most people. I not only think creative, I see creative if you can understand that. For me, everything has possibilities. The way a flower bud opens, the way a bee knows what flowers have nectar and pollen. I especially wonder...
    francineo francineo
    41-45, F
    Apr 23, 2008

    Strange Face

    How strange is it that one's dream can find residence only within the mind of another, and yet one can access that dream-- speak to it, probe it, accompany it-- and it reacts, responds, and reveals itself, just a real as the sun and moon--giving its own light, reflecting the...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Mar 22, 2011

    Have To Solve A Problem Every Day .

    This will make my day's work - worth while - Or else something is amiss. I have to take the challenge and break it, or go after it until it is solved. I get a good night's sleep then.
    woodland27 woodland27
    41-45, M
    1 Response May 7, 2012

    I See Opportunity Where Others See "problems"

    Creative thinking and problem solving are two characteristics that I value in myself. Some might say that I am an "optimistic" even in the worst of times and situations but I really do see things realistically and am truly more of an opportunist.I love to use creative...
    fightn4me fightn4me
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jun 13, 2012

    I love to think ouside the box at work.

    I wish I could coralate that to my personal life that is ethier black or white. My biggest down fall.
    deleted deleted
    Jan 12, 2015

    Clear Thinking When Trying To Sleep?

    My thoughts are clear and i feel like a cognitive god sometimes when trying to sleep i can think outside the box, come up with brilliant ideas, able to read anything and stay engaged its amazing but i can't fall asleep and usually am tempted to test my brain on the internet by...
    deleted deleted
    Mar 2, 2013

    I used to think they were mutually exclusive.

    I used to think I was creative, but not a problem solver because I felt I created more problems than I solved. However, I'm just stronger at one part of the problem solving puzzle. Look up the inventure cycle: imagination -> creativity -> innovation -> entrepreneurship... if...
    Amethysts Amethysts
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 4, 2015

    I object!

    I object to that object that’s made of bronze and shaped like my clone. It should be made of gold, and shaped like me.
    jarodkintz jarodkintz
    31-35, M
    Apr 28, 2012

    I love to make things.

    I love to see something that I really want and then not buy it because I can probably figure out how to make it myself LOL, then I end up never getting it. I have a real issue with finishing anything. BUT I do love to learn new skills and crafts, I know how to do a plethora of...
    UnderTheBodhiTree UnderTheBodhiTree
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2014
    ambivilantjustice ambivilantjustice
    22-25, M
    Dec 23, 2014

    Top Way Of Making Money Online

    I am a stay at home Dad, and for the past 6 weeks I have been working on a site along with a few other on the side projects which have enabled me to keep staying at home and taking care of my kid! The trends of the internet have changed and a hobby now turns into a nice little...
    mblackth mblackth
    22-25, M
    1 Response Nov 30, 2012

    Unstoppable Prostitution

    In my book manuscript Sex Work in Vietnam - which I still cannot yet interest publishers in - I develop a new theory which suggests prostitution is unstoppable. The theory predicts sex work will be with us till the end, whatever that be (of intelligent life, of the universe...
    KenWX KenWX
    61-65, M
    1 Response Jan 29, 2012

    How I Would Like The World To Be...

    I would love to create a NEW world...It will be a place where love thrives and each and every person feels valued and appreciated. They have room to grow and can reach and EXCEED their expected potential. I will liken my world to B.F. Skinner's Waldon Two...I will name it...
    Missalaineyeus Missalaineyeus
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Mar 28, 2012

    Many Birds Killed With A Stone

    This is a BIGGIE! WARNING! Culminates in many problems solved in the end. I was always broke and BEGGING to just buy a Subway sandwich. I hated that life. Jeez, I really did. I tried a site called wishuponahero.com to get a-hold of some polymer clay as I knew I couldn't afford...
    jmintuck jmintuck
    1 Response Oct 18, 2011

    I Express Creative Solutions In My Writing

    Most of it - practically all of it - is for different professional organizations and runs in the form of How-Tos, Bossy Exchanges and Theoretical Rants. The following is an example. Tell me what you think.How To Find A Job When There Are NoneThis might help!Many people rely on...
    BusinessToday BusinessToday
    Sep 3, 2012

    Foot Fetish Guy

    How do you escape a guy that has foot fetish on me? Im a girl.
    omgomgman omgomgman
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 4, 2010

    I feel that everyone has value in one way

    or another and therefore I find it extremely difficult to delete and/or block people with whim I may not see eye to eye or downright quarrel. I also find it difficult to delete people from my circle who have bern mia for more than a few months or even years. being a creative...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb
    46-50, M
    1 Response Mar 3

    Promise Yourself

    “Promise Yourself To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all your friends feel that there is something in them To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come...
    00Knucklehead00 00Knucklehead00
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 7, 2013

    Oh sure. I love it when people say they have a

    problem. I go away for five minutes then come up with a solution.
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    1 Response Oct 12, 2014
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 20, 2015

    Outside The Rectangle, There Are No True Boxes To Me

    I love to create: stories, scenarios, photo shoots, choreography, poetry, etc. I also enjoy finding creative solutions to problems. Right now since it seems til one of us dies I will be living in my father's house with my daughter I am renovating or rather re-decorating...
    DieKatzeSchreibt DieKatzeSchreibt
    Aug 12, 2011

    Out of Body Experience...

    I work in technology where I spend much of my time solving problems. I have been doing that for years, and I don't think problem solving is as much an activity as it is a state of mind. In other words, I think it is a way of looking at the world that rather than a thing one does...
    NoBullshit NoBullshit
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2008

    At an early age I realized

    that many popular and seemingly random things abide by a structure. So, at that young age, I decided to analyze everything I saw. I attempted to get on the mindset of everything I read and saw. When I talked to people, I walked in their shoes. When I analyze, I take...
    Paris555 Paris555
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 8, 2014

    being in a creative field like film making ,

    am used to imagine and write few character later i got to know that am god problem solver my friends and my crew used to come to me i used to suggest them them a good idea by they are happy now
    shekarleader shekarleader
    18-21, M
    Feb 25, 2015

    Flower Fairies

    Tending fragile flowers with greatest care fluttering fairy flies  almost anywhere. Seeing the garden is beautiful it seems looking like a picture from somebody's dreams.:)
    gr8jesus gr8jesus
    51-55, M
    Mar 22, 2011

    I love to read books.

    I believe a good novel or essay describes many significant elements of life to live well. So I have a dream of writing my own novel and eventually become a writer. The problem is that every time I attempt to write, there's a part of me which wants to refuse. Sure, I can write...
    ThusWroteZarathustra ThusWroteZarathustra
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 11, 2014

    The best trick I've learnt from Youtube!

    lifetime201 lifetime201
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 1, 2014

    In my family, when we have too many things to

    do, I'm the one who always finds a solution even though I am the younger.
    TeresaChanaki TeresaChanaki
    13-15, F
    1 Response Oct 12, 2014

    Finding Problems

    There is a solution to every problem. Every solution causes problems.
    JustSillyStuff JustSillyStuff
    46-50, T
    Mar 26, 2008

    im very creative but proble...

    im very creative but problem solving can use some work
    LeoLeigh LeoLeigh
    22-25, F
    Apr 18, 2008

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