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Stop-and-go Brainstorming

The brainstorming session is divided up into segments. Ideas are generated for three to five minutes and then the group is silent for three to...

Основные принципы чаньской живописи

1. Принцип Единства всего сущего Принцип единства, являющийся атрибутивным свойством абсолютной реальности,  являлся основополагающей идеей восточной философии и пронизывал все ее учения, концепции и теории....

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...

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...

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....

Question  brainstorming

Question  brainstorming: characteristics and steps This process involves brainstorming the questions related to the problem, rather than trying to come up with immediate answers and short...

Combined brainstorming

Combined brainstorming 1. Double brainstorming After classical brainstorming session, participants make a break for 2-3 days and then repeat it again. During the break - the...

Reverse Brainstorming

Reverse (negative) brainstorming Reverse brainstorming This method is combining brainstorming and reversal techniques. Theoretical background: its negativity can be advantageous and seen in a positive light. Reverse brain-storming...

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...

Философские основания чань-буддийской живописи

В буддизме, а тем более в чань буддизме, никогда специально не ставились задачи философского осмысления мира, создания взаимосогласованных категориальных систем и построения картин мира....

Sarah Bernardth creative solution

The great French actress Sarah Bernhardt, at the height of her fame, has found a rival in the person of one young actress, who...

Missing petrol

During the gasoline transporting from one plant to another, the fuel tanker ever wasted 10 liters of gasoline. The process of filling the tank...

Brilliant simplicity

One Major Research Institute has been tasked to measure the temperature of weevil, a pest beetle. Long-term investigations and the use of expensive equipment were...

Napoleon’s creative solution

In 1804, Napoleon Bonaparte desired to take the title of Emperor in order to possess a great Western empire, just as his idol Charles...

The school inspection

A school teacher knew that the school superintendent would visit the next day. The superintendent would ask questions such as spellings or mental...

The Light Switches Riddle

There are three switches outside a closed room. There are three lamps inside the room. You can flip the switches as much as you...

The Relativity of Truth

“What is your age?” asked the judge. “Remember you’re under oath” “I am twenty one years and some months” the woman answered. Really she was an...

A cup of tea

A man called to a waiter in a restaurant, "There's a fly in my tea!" The waiter replied, "I will bring you a fresh...

Round or square?

This is frequently asked interview puzzle Why is it better to have round manhole covers than square ones?Round covers cannot be dropped or fall down...

Measuring the Great Pyramid

While the famous Greek philosopher Thales of Miletus was in Egypt, he was asked to find out the height of the Great Cheops pyramid. How could...

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...