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Roger Suraud Surrealism Painting

The K-J method

Affinity Diagram Method was developed as the the Affinity Diagram by Japanese anthropologist Jiro Kawakita in the 1960s and has become one of...
Rob Gonsalves Creativity

The Pin card technique

Basic Types of Brainstorming: Pin card technique  Pin-Card technique is another variation of Brainwriting method developed by the Battelle Institute (H. Geschka, et al., 1981) The...

Parable of Heaven and Hell

A holy man was having a conversation with the Lord one day and said: "Lord, I would like to know what Heaven and Hell are...
Chris Buzelli Artworks Surrealism

Blue slips technique

Blue slips technique as the type of group brainstorming  Method was developed by C. C. Crawford of the University of Southern California (USA) in the 1920s. It...
Michael Cheval Enhance Creativity

Rotating roles

Rotating roles, variations and procedure steps Rotating between roles allows participants to bring forward different views in that role or position as a process owner...
Michael Cheval Creativity

Rolestorming technique

Rolestorming technique: he essence and procedure steps This method was developed by Griggs (1985) and described by VanGundy (1988). Participants take on another identity and view problems...

“Maybe” – Parable of Wisdom

Once upon the time there was an old farmer who had worked his crops for many years. One day his horse ran away. Upon hearing...
Vladimir Kush. Parable about time

Parable of Opportunities and Time

      Imagine there is a bank that credits your account each morning with $86,400. It carries over no balance from day to day....

The Buzz session

Buzz session as type of brainstorming This method was developed by J.D. Phillips (1948). A small group drawn from a larger group that discuss a specific...
Michael Cheval. Enhance your creativity

Nominal group technique

Nominal group technique: fundamental principles, essential characteristics and procedure steps This technique was originally developed by A. L. Delbecq and A. H. VandeVen  (1971),  and has...
Nathan Brutsky. Boost your creativity

Group passing technique

Group passing technique and its versions The Group passing technique involves sitting in a circle or around a table and offering solutions in a fast...
Jacek Malczewski. Improve your creativity

Round-Robin and Roundtable brainstorming

Round-Robin brainstorming, the verbal and written versions Spencer Kagan (1992) popularized the use of the terms Roundrobin (to refer to an spoken turn-taking strategy) and...
Erik Johnson. Creative ideation

Wildest Idea Technique

Generating truly outrageous and fantasy ideas The underlying application of this tool is to discover break-through ideas for process, product, or service improvements. This tool encourages...
Jim Warren. Boost your creativity

Kaleidoscope Brainstorming Technique

Kaleidoscope Brainstorming Technique or Silent brainstorming  Multiple Mind Conferencing (MMC)  (Dr. Murthy) This is a new approach to the brainstorming process, including different variations as to...

An Incomplete Manifesto For Growth

Author: Bruce Mau  1. Allow events to change you. You have to  be willing to grow. Growth is different from something that happens to you....

20 Best Time-Management Lessons

Author: Étienne Garbugli, Montreal-based designer 1. There's always time. Time is priorities You never run out of time. If you didn't finish something by the time...
Evgenij Kuznecov. Creativity

14 Surprising Ways to Boost Your Сreativity

   Creativity is one of the most mysterious human qualities. Seemingly effortless for a rare few, it can be elusive for the majority. While...
Parkes Michael. Creativity

Rawlinson brainstorming

 Rawlinson brainstorming technique Author: J. G. Rawlinson,  1970 This technique  does not emphasize group interaction. It is especially useful for untrained groups because there is no...
Karen Hale. Creativity

5 Ways to Simplify Today

Author: Leo Babauta   Living a life of simplicity can be a beautiful thing. But simplifying itself can seem like an overwhelming process. So...
Jim Warren. Brainstorming

Stop-and-go Brainstorming

Stop-and-go Brainstorming technique The brainstorming session is divided up into segments. Ideas are generated for three to five minutes and then the group is silent for...
Mihai Criste. Boosting creativity

Gordon-little variation

Progressive Revelation technique  This technique was suggested by William Gordon while he was working for the Arthur D. Little Invention Design Unit in the 1950s. Named...
Joseph Mallord William Turner. Creativity

Boosting your Creativity in 10 Great Ways

10 Ways to improve your individual creativity It doesn’t matter whether you are a writer, artist or hobbyist, you can plateau in your creativity at...
Arnwjrk by Paul Klee.

The 30 Second Rule

The 30 Second Habit That Can Have a Big Impact On Your Life There are no quick fixes. I know this as a social science...
Vicente Esteban. Creativity

The Main Stages of Creativity

Model of the creative process The main stages of creativity and creative problem solving  1. Saturation (preparation). 2. Incubation. 3. Illumination (Inspiration). (H. Helmholtz, 1891, 1896). 1. Random combinations. 2. Selection (A....