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I am building a temple

A traveler passed a quarry saw three men working and asked them: “What are you doing?” “I am carring stones”,  said the first one. “I’m earning a...

Entering a Flow State

Cook Ting was cutting up an ox for Lord Wen-hui. At every touch of his hand, every heave of his shoulder, every move of his...

The secret of Art

Woodworker Qing carved a piece of wood and made a bell stand, and when it was finished, everyone who saw it marvelled, for it seemed to...

Braindrawing

Braindrawing as the brainstorming technique This technique can be used  when a group of people prefer non-verbal methods of creativity. Braindrawing works by providing non-verbal...

Rightbraining

Rightbraining as the brainstorming technique It is used as a visual method of creating ideas.  It also can be used also as a change from...

Visual brainstorming

Visual brainstorming: procedure steps and variations Visual brainstorming technique is a graphic ideation, when group members sketch solutions to a problem. The sketches are used...

Battelle-Buildmappen-Brainwriting

Battelle-Buildmappen-Brainwriting (BBB) technique The Battelle-Buildmappen-Brainwriting (BBB) method was developed by researchers at the Battelle Institute in Frankfurt, Germany (J. N Warfield, H. Geschka and...

Air cliché

Basic Types of Brainstorming: Air cliché techniques  Author: Arthur Van Gundy This technique is the combination of a fun atmosphere, a structured brainstorming procedure, and brainwriting....

Imaginary brainstorming

Imaginary brainstorming - specificity and procedure steps This method is like Classic Brainstorming, but with a slight differences. Procedure Steps 1. The leader creates a problem statement. When defining...

Trigger method

Trigger method as the type of brainstorming The trigger method is often used in conjunction with classical brainstorming (Bujake, 1969). This method based on repetition. One...

Card story boards

Card story boards as the type of brainstorming It is an “idea’ organizing” method using tree logic. With card story boards, the facilitator can concentrate on...

The classic cluster brainstorming method

Bubble Method This technique helps to reveal many different aspects of the topic. Procedure Steps: 1. Write the topic or word in the in the center of...

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...

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...

Rotating roles

Rotating between roles allows participants to bring forward different views in that role or position as a process owner or stakeholder, views that often...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Constrained brainwriting

Brainwriting pool technique with constraints This method is a version  of standard Brainwriting pool technique. Participants constrain ideas around pre-determined focus, rather than ranging freely. Process...