BrainstormingGreat ideas come from here! 2009.03.15 YEF By Abon, Adam, Jossy
5 Tips for Brainstorming…. A group of 8-12, varied people A relaxing environment A good facilitator Feel free to relax and joke around Creativity exercises, relaxation exercises or other fun activities before the session.
7 rules of idea-generating session Defer judgment Build on the ideas of others Encourage wild ideas Go for quantity Be visual Stay focused on the topic One conversation at a time
7 steps for brainstorming… Define your problem or issue as a creative challenge. Give yourselves a time limit. Laughing is to be encouraged. Criticism is not. Select the five ideas which you like best. Write down about five criteria for judging which ideas best solve your problem. Give each idea a score of 0 to 5 points depending on how well it meets each criterion. The idea with the highest score will best solve your problem.