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3 Ways to Boost Your Creativity

While many believe creativity is all genetics, creativity is a learned skill. Increasing your creativity requires grit and practice. Like learning a new instrument, if you do not practice inventive thinking, your skill will not grow. Creativity is integral to business, as Steve Jobs explains for Apple: "It's in Apple's DNA that technology alone is not enough. It's technology married with the liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields the results that make our hearts sing." Creativity benefits problem-solving skills, innovation and intellection. Here are three ideas to boost your creativity:

Doodle—Many of us were punished in school for doodling on our notes, but now it is encouraged. Doodling can improve memory and attention span. Use doodling to your advantage by visually brainstorming. This can force your brain to think in a foreign way, producing many new results.

Think Inside The Box—Don’t start with a blank page. This often creates a roadblock to solving a problem. Instead, provide structure to spur creativity. Thinking inside the box is not a limitation to creativity. Shakespeare’s creativity flourished within a sonnet form. Pick a due date for a project or create a general timeline to bloom your creative thoughts.

Get Up And Walk—Whether inside or outdoors, walking produces more creative thinking. Walking is proven to activate endorphins which, literally, gets the creative juices flowing; while sitting stagnates innovative problem-solving.

Welcome to Lithtex Printing!

The art of printing is not in the press. Or fancy die cuts, or bindery, either. Instead, it’s using printing to make business happen. At Lithtex, printing is about more than just ink and paper - it’s about creating business solutions, and getting results.

Lithtex Printing Solutions was founded in 1973 in Beaverton, Oregon by Les Davis. Originally established as a quick-print shop, we quickly became known as a leading local resource for the fast-turnaround printing needs of local businesses.

Over the years our reputation for top-notch work grew, so did the company. As other printers struggled to compete in a changing marketplace, We acquired more equipment, employees and clients, to become among the largest local printing companies.

Lithtex has always been committed to keeping up with the latest printing technology. As the local business climate changed in the late 1990’s, client budgets tightened, demand for return on investment rose, and technology quickly advanced. Foreseeing a change in the printing needs of businesses large and small, Lithtex evolved by adding digital equipment to its extensive offset printing capabilities to support the emerging need for short-run quality printing—thereby establishing itself as the business-solution driven printing company.

In 2001, we expanded operations and built a 50,000 square foot state-of-the-art printing facility. Today, that facility is Lithtex’s headquarters for developing business solutions for its clients.

In 2010 we were rewarded Hillsboro's "Business of the Year" by the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce. a recognition that we are extremely proud of.

Today, Lithtex continues to be a recognized leader of solution-oriented printing.

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6770 NW Century Blvd Hillsboro, OR 97124
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