Snowballing technique

Snowballing technique as the type of brainstorming It is so called on the analogy of the increasing size of a snowball when rolled down a...

The Phoenix checklist – Creative Thinking Technique

The Phoenix checklist as creative problem solving technique Michael Michalko. Thinkertoys: Handbook of Business Creativity for the 90's. Phoenix is a checklist of questions developed by the...

5 Ways to Simplify Today

Author: Leo Babauta   Living a life of simplicity can be a beautiful thing. But simplifying itself can seem like an overwhelming process. So...

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...

Five Why – interrogative technique

Five Why Method 1. Author: Sakichi Toyoda (1867 –1930), Japanese inventor and industrialist, who is referred to as the "King of Japanese Inventors". 2. History The technique...

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...

Dream Journaling as a technique for finding creative solutions

Sleep And Dream Journaling as a technique for  finding creative solutions 1. Authors Patricia L. Garfield “Creative Dreaming” (1974, 1995), Stanley Krippner, Joseph Dillard “Dream working:...

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...

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...

Rightbraining

Rightbraining as the brainstorming technique It is used as a visual method of creating ideas. It also can be used also as a change from...

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,...

Brainstorming Deluxe

Value-added brainstorming Author: Greg Bachman, 2000 The process of generating new ideas is divided into five stages, steps or segments. This method structures the flow...