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Synectics

Synectics: Essence, Principles and Stages Etimology: The term Synectics was derived from the Greek words syn –meaning “ bringing together” and  ectikos meaning “diversity”, so...
Rafał Olbiński. Creativity

Imaginary brainstorming

Imaginary brainstorming - specificity and procedure steps This method is like Classic Brainstorming, but with a slight differences. Procedure Steps 1. The leader creates a problem statement. When defining...
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 1980s by business guru Rick Griggs. Later Michael...
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...
Robert Gonsalves - surreal art

Free Association – creative technique

Free Association as a creative problem-solving method 1. History The free association method or associative experiment was first used by Francis Galton and Wilhelm Wundt in...
Jonathan Wolstenholme. Brainwriting

Individual brainwriting

Individual brainwriting technique Individuals write their ideas down in a private, quiet place and share them later. That is why this technique is also named Combined...
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...
Arnwjrk by Paul Klee.

The 30 Second Rule

The 30 Second Habit That Can Have a Big Impact On Your Life There are no quick fixes. I know this as a social science...
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...
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...
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Team Idea mapping

Team Idea mapping, the essence and procedure steps The team idea mapping method is based on association. It may improve collaboration and increase the quantity...

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...