Brainstorm

Step # 1
Define a question for
which there is a real need

Find a brainstorming question for which
there’s a real need to find answers and
a realistic possibility to change things.
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Step # 2 Find a neutral person to moderate the process .

ideachampions. It is supposed to be a selfless act that enables others to arrive at their own solutions.shtml .Brainstorm facilitating is a service.com/weblogs/archives/2010/08/einstein_brains_1. http://www.

com/2008/04/08/eureka/ .A great facilitator  nurtures the conversation in its early stages.wordpress.  jumps in when energy starts to disappear.  steps out of the way as the ideas start to flow. http://aneyewitness.

The client should not be in charge of running the meeting. https://hbr. They must keep their heads in the content and not worry about or unduly influence the process.org/2012/07/yes-you-can-brainstorm-without/ .

Step # 3 Find an inspiring meeting place .

partizo.com/ .com/ http://popplet.com/starter/ http://www.Sources http://answergarden.atizo.ch/ https://www.

ch/. people are not exposed to each others’ ideas in the idea generation phase.org/2015/04/why-brainstorming-works-better-online . That may increase the diversity of ideas. ideas are anonymously communicated. for example http://answergarden. less dominant people can easier communicate their ideas. https://hbr.com/.brainfloor. for example http://www. people who talk a lot don’t disturb others. Advantage # 3: On some brainstorming sites. because they are not heard. Advantage # 2: On some brainstorming sites.3 advantages of Internet brainstorming Advantage # 1: On the Internet. Thereby.

destination-innovation. for example a zoo.imagebase.http://www. .net/Nature/Deer-071-copy http://www.com/articles/top-tips-for-a-great-brainstorm-session/ Try an unusual location.

Step # 4 Invite both external and internal participants to increase diversity .

ece . the more interesting the ideas are likely to be.uk/tol/business/management/article6985219.timesonline.The broader the mix of participants.co. http://business.

com/insights/strategy/seven_steps_to_better_brainstorming . http://www.mckinsey.Pick people who can answer the question you’re asking.

 Experience diversity.  Nationality diversity.pdf .  Thinking style diversity.  Age diversity.Aspects of diversity  Skill diversity.heidrick.org/2009/05/how-to-lead-better-brainstormi/ http://www. https://hbr.  Gender diversity.com/~/media/Publications%20and%20Reports/HS_EuropeanCorpGovRpt2011.

uk/articles/inspiration/10-tips-for-effective-creative-brainstorming http://www.What about including external people? http://designshack.com/articles/top-tips-for-a-great-brainstorm-session/ .co.destination-innovation.

Research shows that bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds can enhance the flow of ideas. making people more open to new information and finding ways to integrate it into solutions. http://sloanreview.mit.edu/article/the-discipline-of-creativity/ .

http://www.net/columnfive/10-tips-for-a-successful-group-brainstorm http://www. That helps introverted people get the quietness they need to develop good ideas.com/article/the-right-way-to-brainstorm/68480 http://www.Ask participants to independently prepare ideas before the brainstorm.com/886945/10-rules-effective-brainstorming#2 .fastcompany.slideshare.bnet.

Step # 5 Communicate values of the brainstorm .

businessweek. http://www.htm .com/innovate/content/jul2006/id20060726_517774. and extend their diverse knowledge. blend.The power of group brainstorming comes from creating a safe place where people with different ideas can share.

.com/weblogs/archives/2011/01/most_people_thi.triz-journal.ideachampions. Al: Read this before our next meeting.business-strategy-innovation.No criticism. http://www.com/content/c080901a. location 405.shtml http://www.fastcompany. No distractions.asp http://www. No negative judgments.com/wordpress/2010/12/10-steps-to-successful-brainstorming/ http://www.com/886945/10-rules-effective-brainstorming#3 Pittampalli.

wordpress.htm .  wild ideas.com/article/the-right-way-to-brainstorm/68480 http://www.businessweek.com/2010/01/27/lead-brainstorming-by-taking-the-ridicule/ http://www.com/innovate/content/jul2006/id20060726_517774.ideachampions.bnet.com/weblogs/archives/2010/07/post_12.Participants are encouraged to come up with  crazy ideas.  stupid ideas. http://innovtoday.shtml http://www.

Further inspiration https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Questions-to-discover-your-values-1329394 .

Step # 6 Define the goal of the brainstorm .

inc.html .inc.html http://www.innovationexcellence.destination-innovation.com/geoffrey-james/how-to-brainstorm-9-easy-rules.shtml http://www.ideachampions.Develop as many ideas as possible.com/blog/2010/12/19/10-steps-to-successful-brainstorming/ http://www. http://www.com/weblogs/archives/2010/07/post_12.com/guides/2010/11/how-to-run-a-brainstorming-session.com/articles/top-tips-for-a-great-brainstorm-session/ http://www.

X ideas http://www.innovationexcellence.The goal of this brainstorming session is for you to come up with at least that answer the question.com/blog/2010/06/28/ideation-dos-and-donts/ .

Step # 7 Develop ideas .

Brainstorming should begin with individuals working alone first. Michael J. page 178. Gelb: Creativity on demand. .

com/886945/10-rules-effective-brainstorming#8 . participants can also bring in products / materials / things they find relevant.fastcompany.As ideas. http://www.

introverts maximize their contribution. Thereby. ask participants to individually write down as many ideas as they can.During the first 5 to 10 minutes.edu/article/the-discipline-of-creativity/ .mit. http://sloanreview. for example on sticky notes.

html .http://www.com/christina-desmarais/this-simple-trick-can-make-you-more-creative.inc.

edu/article/the-discipline-of-creativity/ .Divide people up in teams of about 5 people – each led by a facilitator. http://sloanreview.mit.

https://hbr. Studies show that during walks.org/2015/11/stop-calling-every-conversation-a-meeting http://www. creative output can increase as much as 60%.inc.html- .com/laura-montini/study-provides-a-great-reason-to-go-for-a-walking-meeting.Get people standing and active.

com/blog/10-creative-techniques-you-should-try-in-realtimeboard/#.VBRI_fmSx9A .https://realtimeboard.

bnet.slideshare.com/content/c080901a.The moderator encourages participants to build on ideas of each other.triz-journal. Sources http://www.com/wordpress/2010/12/10-steps-to-successful-brainstorming/ http://www.business-strategy-innovation.com/article/the-right-way-to-brainstorm/68480 http://www.asp http://www.net/columnfive/10-tips-for-a-successful-group-brainstorm .

http://thebuildnetwork.Studies show that the most revolutionary solutions spring from group discussion of ideas hatched in isolation.com/team-building/brainstorming-individual-group/ .

Then.inc.After having done some minutes of brainstorming.html . the moderator could interrupt participants and ask them to do something completely unrelated to brainstorming.com/christina-desmarais/this-simple-trick-can-make-you-more-creative. the moderator gives participants some more time in a room to focus on developing more ideas. http://www. for example take a walk around the building.

Step # 8 Categorize ideas .

.The moderator .or someone else categorizes the ideas that have been developed.

Step # 9 Select great ideas .

com/articles/how-to-evaluate-ideas/ . http://www.destination-innovation.Each person has 5 ticks to spend on selecting 1 or more great ideas.

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4 criteria to use when selecting great ideas 1. Which ideas involve the lowest costs? 4. Which ideas can be quickly implemented? 3. Which ideas are the most valuable for users? 2.com/2013/10/07/make-your-brainstorming-better-with-this-technique/ http://www.com/strategy/top-tips-great-brainstorm-session-0984469 . Which ideas are the most inspiring? http://business.business2community.financialpost.

Step # 10 Each participant chooses ideas he/she wants to try out .

com/886945/10-rules-effective-brainstorming#7 .Brainstorming is the start of something.fastcompany. http://www. Each participant decides what to do next with one or more ideas.

com/Product/Six-thinking-hats-1455136 .Further inspiration https://www.teacherspayteachers.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Brainstorming-the-disney-method-1449101 https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Brainstorming-the-nominal-method-2141314 https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Brainstorming-the-SCAMPER-method-1452356 https://www.

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