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Individual brainwriting

Individual brainwriting technique Individuals write their ideas down in a private, quiet place and share them later. That is why this technique is also named Combined...

Brainwriting

Brainwriting - free writing technique  This method was originally popularized in Germany in the 70s and developed by Arthur B. VanGundy. Brainstorming is done by...

Individual brainstorming

Individual brainstorming and its types Individual brainstorming is done independently on a solitary basis. It typically includes such techniques as free writing, free speaking, free word ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Director’s creative solution

There was a problem in the one of Paris’ theaters. Women keep their stylish high hats on at the hall. This caused difficulties for...

Ship Ladder Puzzle

A ship is at anchor. Over its side hangs a rope ladder with rungs a foot apart. The tide rises at the...

“AHA and” HAHA” reactions (a)

1. What has two hands and a face, but no arms and legs? 2. What has a neck, but no head? 3. Why did the man...

“AHA” and “HAHA” reactions (b)

1. How many apples can you eat if your stomach is empty? 2. How far can a dog run into the forest? 3. What...

Damage in favor

An absolute failure lived in Las Vegas. He was always losing. Suddenly, he married a beautiful woman - millionaire. They started to visit casino...

Passage problem

A car with a container set in the body drives the road that leads under the railway bridge. Just before the bridge the driver...

Small coin in the bottle

A guy claims to do the following thing. He puts a coin in a glass bottle. Then, he shuts the mouth of the bottle...

Fateful creative solution

One unfortunate merchant owed a large sum of money to a moneylender. The old, ugly moneylender proposed that he would forget the debt if...

A bus stop pick-up riddle

While driving on your way home, you pass by a bus stop and see among the people waiting for the bus, an old lady...

Three cups puzzle

There are 3 empty teacups on the table. Can you put 10 lumps of sugar in them so that there would be an odd...

Inventive General

During a momentous battle, a Japanese general decided to attack even though his army was greatly outnumbered. He was confident they would win, but...

The riddle of The Sphinx

The Sphinx lurked outside Thebes in ancient Greece, and demanded passers by answer a riddle: 'Which creature in the morning goes on four legs,...