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Office Jargon of the Day: Blue-Sky Thinking

By Paperstone on August 31, 2010 in Office Jargon

Blue Sky Thinking

blue-sky thinking, n. Fig.: Creative ideation not limited by dominant beliefs or paradigms. The term has its origins in the attributive “blue-sky” referring from the end of the nineteenth century to having a pleasant appearance but with difficulties ignored, unrealistic.

Example: “We need to synergise our people and technology with some blue-sky thinking.”

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