Art by Remedios Varo. Enhance creativity

Freewriting – Subconscious creative technique

Freewriting  1. Authors: Louise Dunlap, Peter Elbow, Natalie Goldberg and Mark Levy 2. History Such writers as Nikolai Gogol, William Yates, Victor Hugo, Honore de Balzac, Anatole...
Art by Oleg Turchin. Creativity technique

“What if?” – A powerful creativity and possibility thinking technique

"What if?" - creativity, possibility thinking and problem solving technique 1. Authors: Edward de Bono, Paul Sloane 2. History The "What If...?" technique is rooted in Thought...
Role play. Geniuses.

Role Playing as a Creative Problem Solving Technique

Role Playing 1. Authors. Rick Griggs, Michael Michalko. 2. History Role Playing as a group brainstorming method invented during the 1980’s by business guru Rick Griggs. Later...

Reversal (Inversion) as a creative problem solving technique

Reversal (Inversion) as a heuristic methods to stimulate creativity 1. Authors Carl Jacobi, Alex Osborn, Bob Eberle, John R. Dixon, Charles Thompson, Edward de Bono, Anatoliy Esaulov, Genrikh Bush,...
Lotus Blossom Technique

Lotus Blossom Technique

Lotus Blossom as a creative technique for generating new ideas 1. Authors Thomas Eliot, Yasuo Matsumura, Michael Michalko 2. History This method was first applied by Thomas Eliot...
Salvador Dali. Biography, works

40 Inventive Principles in classical and modern TRIZ

40 Inventive Principles for resolving technical contradictions Genrich Altshuller discovered forty patterns of inventive solutions, known as 40 Inventive Principles. (TRIZ – Theory of Inventive Problem Solving). The analysis...
Nicolas Poussin "The Kingdom of Flora"

TRIZ – method of enhancing creativity and generating breakthrough innovations

TRIZ - Theory of Inventive Problem Solving Etymology and abbreviations TRIZ is the Russian acronym for the "Theory of Inventive Problem Solving" (literally: "theory of the...
Mind map exaple

Mind Mapping for creativity and innovation

Mind Mapping techniques for creative problem solving 1. Author Tony Buzan (2 June 1942 – 13 April 2019) was a British writer, researcher and educational...
Green hat. Edward de Bono technique

The Six Thinking Hats as a tool for creativity and innovation

The Six Thinking Hats for creative problem solving 1. Author Edward de Bono (born May 19, 1933, Malta), British psychologist and writer, physician and inventor, founder...
Favorable omens by Rene Magritte

Wishful Thinking – creativity technique for breakthrough innovation

Wishful Thinking as a tool for Creative Problem Solving 1. Author Arthur Van Gundy (May 24, 1946 – May 5, 2009) was an American communication professor,...
Robert Gonsalves paintings

Lateral thinking technique – effective tool for creative problem solving

Lateral thinking technique as insight, innovation and creativity 1. Author Edward de Bono (born May 19, 1933, Malta), British psychologist and writer, physician and inventor, expert...
Art by Andrew Ferez for methaphor technique

Metaphor technique for creative problem solving

Metaphor technique  1. Description Metaphor technique consists in creating new possibilities, means and solutions the by discovering and suggestion similarities between a problem or focal...