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  • 1. Sustainable
    Creativity
    Fostering New Ideas
    De-clutter your brain, and let the ideas flow. Learn techniques which can help you be more creative and show you how to foster sustainable-creative-efforts within a young organization. 
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  • 2. Who is this guy?
    Ehsan Noursalehi
    Materials Science and Engineering 2011
    ENworkshop | www.enworkshop.com
    IPT | www.SupportIPT.com
    Selected Coursework
    PSYC 101, TE 461, PIRL, Drawing 1, Human Factors (IE 340), TE 360, UOCD, Design Drawing
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  • 3. An Agenda of Creativity
    Definition
    Ideation Techniques
    Application
    3
  • 4. Defining Creativity
    What is creativity?
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  • 6. Defining Creativity
    What is creativity?
    Why do we like creativity?
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  • 7. 7
    Explaining Creativity
    By Kieth Sawyer
    Adapted from Amazon.com
    Also available from
    books.google.com
  • 8. Defining Creativity
    What is creativity?
    Why do we like creativity?
    How do you practice creativity?
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  • 9. 9
    An American independent filmmaker.
  • 10. Ideation Activity
    Supplies:
    Pen/Pencil
    1 sheet of paper
    3-5 Note cards
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  • 11. Prompt
    Think about all of the challenges or problems you face on a daily basis as a student at the University of Illionis.
    11
    3 Minutes
    Write down as many problems as you can think of on a sheet of paper.
  • 12. Prompt 2
    Based on your list of daily challenges, generate 3-5 new business ideas to resolve these unsolved problems.
    12
    5 Minutes
    Write down 1 idea per each note card.
  • 13. Prompt 3
    Turn a bad idea, into a good idea. Flip the idea on its head. Dream big. Make it spectacular.
    13
    3 Minutes
    Write down your new idea on the backside of the provided note card.
  • 14. Do’s & Don'ts
    Collaborate with colleagues
    Build off other ideas
    Be inefficient
    Don’t take credit
    Don’t expect the solution to jump out instantly
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  • 15. Do’s & Don'ts (continued)
    Define a goal/problem
    Use prompts
    Limit yourself
    Look for inspiration
    Record all ideas
    Be obsessive
    Vote on the best ideas
    Don’t be afraid
    Don’t criticize
    Don’t save ideas in your head
    Don’t overuse or abuse
    Don’t get stuck
    Don’t multitask
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  • 16. 16
    How six engineers sustained creative efforts for six weeks
    Application to IPT
    …with nine, 3-hr sessions.
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  • 20. Expand-Contract
    “Cycle of rapid idea generation from a ‘seed’ and subsequent categorization of those ideas.”
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    A UOCD Technique
  • 21. 21
    1. Seed
    2. Expansion
    3. Contraction
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  • 23. 23
    Note Cards + Sharpie
  • 24. 24
  • 25. 25
    Quality Control
  • 26. Say Hello!
    Ehsan Noursalehi
    Email enoursalehi@gmail.com
    Website www.enworkshop.com
    IPT www.supportIPT.com
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