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Individual brainwriting

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

Brainwriting

This method was originally popularized in Germany in the 70s and developed by Arthur B. VanGundy. Brainstorming is done by freely writing down ideas about...

Individual brainstorming

Individual brainstorming is done independently on a solitary basis. It typically includes such techniques as free writing, free speaking, free word  association, the spider web,...

Wildest Idea Technique

The underlying application of this tool is to discover break-through ideas for process, product, or service improvements. This tool encourages participants to perform out-of-the box...

Kaleidoscope Brainstorming Technique

Silent brainstorming  Multiple Mind Conferencing (MMC)  (Dr. Murthy) This is a new approach to the brainstorming process, including different variations as to its use. The various degrees...

An Incomplete Manifesto For Growth

1. Allow events to change you. You have to  be willing to grow. Growth is different from something that happens to you. You produce...

20 Best Time-Management Lessons

1. There's always time. Time is priorities You never run out of time. If you didn't finish something by the time it was due, it's...

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 the...

Rawlinson brainstorming

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

5 Ways to Simplify Today

Living a life of simplicity can be a beautiful thing. But simplifying itself can seem like an overwhelming process. So I recommend simplicity in your...

Best Creativity Techniques

Creative problem solving and creativity techniques   I. Three pillars of  activating creativity 1. Classical Brainstorming (Alex Osborn). 2. Synectics (William Gordon). 3. Morphological Analysis (Fritz Zwicky). II. The classic...

Synectics

Synectics: Essence, Principles and Stages Etimology: The term Synectics was derived from the Greek words syn –meaning “ bringing together” and  ectikos meaning “diversity”, so...

Classical Brainstorming

Brainstorming: essence, rules and steps  1. Author Alex Osborn (May 24, 1888 Bronx, New York  – May 5, 1966  Buffalo, New York).  American сreativity theorist and advertising...

Alternative thinkers about creativity

Outstanding alternative thinkers and authors about creativity The truth of Zen, just a little bit of it, is what turns one's humdrum life, a life...

Creative solution to personal problem

A Marine was in the service. One day he received a letter from his girlfriend back home: Dear Ricky, I can no longer continue our relationship....

Wolf, Goat, and Cabbage Puzzle

A peasant has to cross a river with а wolf, a goat, and a cabbage. The boat can carry the peasant with only one...

Fire on Island

You are on an island, which is densely overgrown with dry grass and bushes. Suddenly you see that at the one end of the island...

The other side of Things

A father was busy with his work while his little daughter constantly distracted him in an attempt to make him play with her. To keep...

Successful interview

Interviewer at a reputed business school said to the student "I shall either ask you ten easy questions or one really...

Spartacus creative solution

Spartacus had been surrounded and locked by the Roman cohorts at the top of Mount Vesuvius. A huge army stood in front of  him and a deep chasm...