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....
Surrealism artwork by Michael Parkes, increase your creativity

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...
Joseph Mallord William Turner. Creativity

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...
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...
Jacek Malczewski. Improve your creativity

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...
Logan Zillmer. Creativity

Brainwriting pool (BP)

Brainwriting pool This variation of brainstorming was developed by the Battlle Institute of Frankfurt, Germany. The brainwriting pool is an idea-generating tool in which new...
Logan Zillmerl. Creativity

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...
Tomasz Setowski. Improve your creativity

The Gallery method

Gallery method as the brainstorming technique  The Gallery method is the technique developed by the Battelle Institute and improved by Van Gundy, 1981 and others. In...
Erik Johnson. Creative ideation

Wildest Idea Technique

Generating truly outrageous and fantasy ideas Types of Brainstorming The underlying application of this tool is to discover breakthrough ideas for process, product, or service improvements. This...

Creative management and management of creativity in the modern creatological formation

Markov S.L. Creative management and management of creativity in the modern creatological formation   Abstract. The article defines qualitatively unique and distinguishing features of the new socio-cultural creatological...
Andrew Ferez paintings

The Kipling method (5W1H)

The Five W’s and One H Method 1. Author: Rudyard Kipling (1865 –1936), English short-story writer, poet, and novelist. 2. History The method gets its name from...
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, psychologist,...