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...
Art by Roman Grassuta, creativity boosting

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...
Michael Cheval. Enhance your creativity

Nominal group technique

Nominal group technique: fundamental principles, essential characteristics and procedure steps This technique was originally developed by A. L. Delbecq and A. H. VandeVen  (1971),  and has...
Parkes Michael. Creativity

Rawlinson brainstorming

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

The Buzz session

Buzz session as type of brainstorming This method was developed by J.D. Phillips (1948). A small group drawn from a larger group that discuss a specific...
Evgenij Kuznecov. Creativity

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...
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...
Michael Cheval Enhance Creativity

Rotating roles

Rotating roles, variations and procedure steps Rotating between roles allows participants to bring forward different views in that role or position as a process owner...
The Sacred Elephant by Gustave Moreau

C. Jung’s “16 associations” test as a problem solving method

Exercise-test "16 associations" 1. Author and history Carl Jung created and began to use the word association test in 1910-1916 to unravel the subconscious. He discovered...
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,...
José Parra. Enhance your creativity

6-3-5 Brainwriting

Method 635 or 6-3-5 Method This is a group creativity technique originally developed by  Bernd Rohrbach (1968). The name Brainwriting 6-3-5 comes from the process of having 6...

Individual brainstorming

Individual brainstorming and its types Individual brainstorming is done independently on a solitary basis. It typically includes such techniques as free writing, free speaking, free word ...