In former rocket scientist Ozan Varol’s forthcoming book Think Like a Rocket Scientist, Varol gives an introduction to the successful thinking strategies of…well…rocket scientists. These problem-solving strategies are the same thought processes that helped humankind reach the moon, land rovers on Mars, and innovate the galaxy. Some of them are pretty straight forward, but others are downright backward. So the next time you want to innovate or achieve a big goal, try doing the reverse, inverting, or backcasting.
To read more about these thinking strategies, read the article by Kyle Crocco, 3 Ways Backward Thinking Can Propel You Forward.