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Sustainable<br />Creativity<br />Fostering New Ideas<br />De-clutter your brain, and let the ideas flow. Learn techniques ...
Who is this guy?<br />Ehsan Noursalehi<br />Materials Science and Engineering 2011<br />ENworkshop | www.enworkshop.com<br...
An Agenda of Creativity<br />Definition<br />Ideation Techniques<br />Application<br />3<br />
Defining Creativity<br />What is creativity?<br />4<br />
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Defining Creativity<br />What is creativity?<br />Why do we like creativity?<br />6<br />
7<br />Explaining Creativity<br />By Kieth Sawyer<br />Adapted from Amazon.com <br />Also available from <br />books.googl...
Defining Creativity<br />What is creativity?<br />Why do we like creativity?<br />How do you practice creativity?<br />8<b...
9<br />An American independent filmmaker.<br />
Ideation Activity<br />Supplies:<br />Pen/Pencil<br />1 sheet of paper<br />3-5 Note cards<br />10<br />
Prompt<br />Think about all of the challenges or problems you face on a daily basis as a student at the University of Illi...
Prompt 2<br />Based on your list of daily challenges, generate 3-5 new business ideas to resolve these unsolved problems. ...
Prompt 3<br />Turn a bad idea, into a good idea. Flip the idea on its head. Dream big. Make it spectacular. <br />13<br />...
Do’s & Don'ts<br />Collaborate with colleagues<br />Build off other ideas<br />Be inefficient<br />Don’t take credit<br />...
Do’s & Don'ts (continued)<br />Define a goal/problem<br />Use prompts<br />Limit yourself<br />Look for inspiration<br />R...
16<br />How six engineers sustained creative efforts for six weeks<br />Application to IPT<br />…with nine, 3-hr sessions....
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Expand-Contract<br />“Cycle of rapid idea generation from a ‘seed’ and subsequent categorization of those ideas.”<br />20<...
21<br />1. Seed<br />2. Expansion<br />3. Contraction<br />
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23<br />Note Cards + Sharpie <br />
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25<br />Quality Control<br />
Say Hello!<br />Ehsan Noursalehi<br />Email		enoursalehi@gmail.com<br />Website		www.enworkshop.com <br />IPT			www.suppor...
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  1. 1. Sustainable<br />Creativity<br />Fostering New Ideas<br />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. <br />1<br />
  2. 2. Who is this guy?<br />Ehsan Noursalehi<br />Materials Science and Engineering 2011<br />ENworkshop | www.enworkshop.com<br />IPT | www.SupportIPT.com <br />Selected Coursework<br />PSYC 101, TE 461, PIRL, Drawing 1, Human Factors (IE 340), TE 360, UOCD, Design Drawing <br />2<br />
  3. 3. An Agenda of Creativity<br />Definition<br />Ideation Techniques<br />Application<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Defining Creativity<br />What is creativity?<br />4<br />
  5. 5. 5<br />
  6. 6. Defining Creativity<br />What is creativity?<br />Why do we like creativity?<br />6<br />
  7. 7. 7<br />Explaining Creativity<br />By Kieth Sawyer<br />Adapted from Amazon.com <br />Also available from <br />books.google.com<br />
  8. 8. Defining Creativity<br />What is creativity?<br />Why do we like creativity?<br />How do you practice creativity?<br />8<br />
  9. 9. 9<br />An American independent filmmaker.<br />
  10. 10. Ideation Activity<br />Supplies:<br />Pen/Pencil<br />1 sheet of paper<br />3-5 Note cards<br />10<br />
  11. 11. Prompt<br />Think about all of the challenges or problems you face on a daily basis as a student at the University of Illionis. <br />11<br />3 Minutes<br />Write down as many problems as you can think of on a sheet of paper. <br />
  12. 12. Prompt 2<br />Based on your list of daily challenges, generate 3-5 new business ideas to resolve these unsolved problems. <br />12<br />5 Minutes<br />Write down 1 idea per each note card. <br />
  13. 13. Prompt 3<br />Turn a bad idea, into a good idea. Flip the idea on its head. Dream big. Make it spectacular. <br />13<br />3 Minutes<br />Write down your new idea on the backside of the provided note card. <br />
  14. 14. Do’s & Don'ts<br />Collaborate with colleagues<br />Build off other ideas<br />Be inefficient<br />Don’t take credit<br />Don’t expect the solution to jump out instantly<br />14<br />
  15. 15. Do’s & Don'ts (continued)<br />Define a goal/problem<br />Use prompts<br />Limit yourself<br />Look for inspiration<br />Record all ideas<br />Be obsessive<br />Vote on the best ideas<br />Don’t be afraid<br />Don’t criticize <br />Don’t save ideas in your head<br />Don’t overuse or abuse<br />Don’t get stuck<br />Don’t multitask<br />15<br />
  16. 16. 16<br />How six engineers sustained creative efforts for six weeks<br />Application to IPT<br />…with nine, 3-hr sessions.<br />
  17. 17. 17<br />
  18. 18. 18<br />
  19. 19. 19<br />
  20. 20. Expand-Contract<br />“Cycle of rapid idea generation from a ‘seed’ and subsequent categorization of those ideas.”<br />20<br />A UOCD Technique<br />
  21. 21. 21<br />1. Seed<br />2. Expansion<br />3. Contraction<br />
  22. 22. 22<br />
  23. 23. 23<br />Note Cards + Sharpie <br />
  24. 24. 24<br />
  25. 25. 25<br />Quality Control<br />
  26. 26. Say Hello!<br />Ehsan Noursalehi<br />Email enoursalehi@gmail.com<br />Website www.enworkshop.com <br />IPT www.supportIPT.com <br />26<br />

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