thinking out of the box

 Creating new processes, not just changing existing methods.
 ► “Hilliard speaks of customer service, relationship marketing, asset utilization, and thinking out of the box with the zeal of a fast-growth company entrepreneur.” (INC., July 1995, p. 45)

American business jargon. 2014.

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