People, I want you to think outside the box.
think outside the box; think out of the box(尤指在商业活动中)换个角度思考,以新的眼光看问题
The company is looking for adventurous, creative people who can think out of the box and are not afraid of experimenting.
Thinking out of the box would improve public education.
put the (tin) lid on something/things
to be the final act or event that spoils your plans or hopes 对...是最后的一击;最后使计划(或希望)落空
I've got a place at an American university but I can't afford to go, so that's put the lid on that.
It rained and rained, which put the lid on our plans for a picnic in the park.
a level playing field:a situation in which everyone has the same opportunities 人人机会均等;公平竞争的环境
Many small businesses complain that they are not competing on a level playing field and that they are the ones who lose out.