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an enclosure within a courtroom, e.g. witness box, where the witness sits, or the press box, where the press sit, or the jury box, where the jury sits.
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He noted that it is sad to see young graduates sit idle and complain about unemployment, instead thinking outside the box by starting something small with any little capital, but wait for government for employment.
The Red Kiosk Comany and Thinking Outside the Box were founded by Brighton-based businessmen Edward Ottewell and Steve Beeken who aim to bring the phone boxes back into positive use for the local community.
Uri Murad, CEO of the company's USA division, summarized this approach when he said, "We have been thinking outside the box throughout our entire history."
"[A] clever company can create something out of almost nothing by thinking outside the box," he writes.
They have been wonderfully helpful in "thinking outside the box."--Lynda C.
Phrases such as "thinking outside the box" and "going forward" were found to be among the most overused jargon, the Independent reported.
And it was good to see them thinking outside the box with a few ideas like Come Dine With Me.
THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX: PCSO Lorraine Hudson at work in Guisborough, right and above Pictures by IAN MCINTYRE
For example, when Violet is plotting and thinking outside the box, she thinks of her mum who turned to knitting when Violet's dad left.
I did, and while I remained (and remain) a pen-and-ink, printed-page person, for whom the computer is a handy office tool, not a literary medium, I was impressed enough by his Thinking Outside the Box to become an official (though passive) advisor to the Electronic Literature Organization.
It is the authors' contention that there is no such thing as "thinking outside the box." However, the term has become an iconic phrase for a generation.
When times are tough, thinking outside the box can go a long way.