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...
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...
Mind map, example, time management

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...
Artwork by M. Escher, boosting creativity

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...
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...
Marcel Caram. Increasing creativity

Creativity techniques: Brainstorming

Brainstorming and its basic types Classical brainstorming Brainstorming is one of the most widely used and extremely effective methods for divergent idea generation. This technique was...
Robert Gonsalves. Improving creativity

Group brainwriting technique

Group brainwriting with sharing ideas In this version new ideas are shared for additional stimulation. It is deal for groups that prefer to discuss through writing. Procedure...
Willem Haenraets. Enhance creativity by dreams

Dream Journaling as a technique for finding creative solutions

Sleep And Dream Journaling as a technique for boosting creativity and finding creative solutions 1. Authors Patricia L. Garfield “Creative Dreaming” (1974, 1995), Stanley Krippner, Joseph...
Michael Cheval Creativity

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...
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...

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....
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...