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TThhee WWhhoollee BoxBoxG.A.P.S. of CreativityBreaking the BoxWarming UP for Creativity .Creative Thinking Tools
TodayToday’s Tool Box’s Tool BoxCreative ThinkingTools & TechniquesTypes of ToolsStyles of ToolsWhen to use themHow to use...
!Let’sBeginwithYou’
Paradigm 2020
Other uses for a...BrickPaper clipWater bottleMarblesAsh traysPartners
One or NO “straight lines”A wide crayonPour paint on itSpray paint on itSquash paper upLine around worldDip in can of pain...
Breaking ParadigmsRe-examiningRe-statingRe-inventing the problem.Quickest way toCreate or Innovate?
Cre8vW A R M - U P SWindowRoof topEnvelope4 trianglesSymbol for ductTop of a pyramid“x” marks the spotUnder side of pyrami...
Aim forCommonAgreement
TombstonesorTrophiesof creativity
RIPhereliesagoodideaRIPideayesterdayRIPideatomorrowtodayTombstonesof creativity
ideaworth a trydoes make waves....but that’s ok!boldideaCleverapproach!crazy enoughto workimpressivechanges are goodan ins...
Are You?
32 TraitsSee possibilitiesSelf- knowledgeableSelf-actualizingSelf-disciplinedSense of destinySensitiveSeverely critical of...
32 Traits32 TraitsSee possibilitiesSelf- knowledgeableSelf-actualizingSelf-disciplinedSense of destinySensitiveSeverely cr...
32 Traits32 TraitsSee possibilitiesSelf- knowledgeableSelf-actualizingSelf-disciplinedSense of destinySensitiveSeverely cr...
StylesCre8ng™
Rational,Logical,Analytical,IndividualSystematic,equations,Step-by-step,Proven AnswersIntuitive,Exploratory,Unknown,Fancif...
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Diverge
BrainstormingAlex OsbornAlex Osborn’s Tool’s ToolororCliché forCliché forBAD MeetingsBAD Meetings
=Divergent Thinking ToolBrainstormingQuantity breeds QualityFreewheeling of ideasHitchhike/Combine IdeasNo Judgement
BrainwritingBrainwritingIndex cards,Index cards,Post-It NotesPost-It Notes™™Silent/ActiveSilent/Active
=Divergent Thinking ToolBrainwritingQuantity breeds QualityFreewheeling of ideasHitchhike/Combine IdeasNo Judgement
ForcedRelationships+ =Divergent Thinking Tool
=Divergent Thinking ToolAlphabetizingABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSYUVWXYZProfessionsOccupationsFamous PeopleHeroesSuper HeroesAlphabetizing
S. = substituteC. = combineA. = adapt, adoptM. = minify, magnifyP. = put to other usesE. = eliminateR. = reverseDivergent ...
CreativeThinkingToolsIdea Grid#1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #71.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.1.2.3.4.5...
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Converge
Convergent Thinking Tool
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Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch
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Alan Black - Turn on the Creative Switch

  1. 1. Don’tJustSitThere!
  2. 2. TThhee WWhhoollee BoxBoxG.A.P.S. of CreativityBreaking the BoxWarming UP for Creativity .Creative Thinking Tools
  3. 3. TodayToday’s Tool Box’s Tool BoxCreative ThinkingTools & TechniquesTypes of ToolsStyles of ToolsWhen to use themHow to use themWhere to use themWhy use them
  4. 4. !Let’sBeginwithYou’
  5. 5. Paradigm 2020
  6. 6. Other uses for a...BrickPaper clipWater bottleMarblesAsh traysPartners
  7. 7. One or NO “straight lines”A wide crayonPour paint on itSpray paint on itSquash paper upLine around worldDip in can of paintCut dots out & line upSpiral from center outWide paint roller/brushFold drawing until overlapWrite in cursive “4 straight lines”3 linesPossibleSolutionsBreak the BoxStep outGo aroundOver, under.
  8. 8. Breaking ParadigmsRe-examiningRe-statingRe-inventing the problem.Quickest way toCreate or Innovate?
  9. 9. Cre8vW A R M - U P SWindowRoof topEnvelope4 trianglesSymbol for ductTop of a pyramid“x” marks the spotUnder side of pyramidClose up view of fenceTentLogoGame boardCeiling light4 arrow headsDecorated boxDisplay shelf unit2 overlapping triangles…….?????????Be more opento what is seen&What possiblyCan be seen
  10. 10. Aim forCommonAgreement
  11. 11. TombstonesorTrophiesof creativity
  12. 12. RIPhereliesagoodideaRIPideayesterdayRIPideatomorrowtodayTombstonesof creativity
  13. 13. ideaworth a trydoes make waves....but that’s ok!boldideaCleverapproach!crazy enoughto workimpressivechanges are goodan inspirationvery cool!fantastic!Trophiesof creativity!
  14. 14. Are You?
  15. 15. 32 TraitsSee possibilitiesSelf- knowledgeableSelf-actualizingSelf-disciplinedSense of destinySensitiveSeverely critical of…Specific interestsSynthesize correctlyTolerant of ambiguityAdaptableCuriousDivergent thinkerEnergeticFantasize, able toFlexible thinkerFluentFuture orientedHumorIdealisticImaginativeIndependentIngeniousLearning, alwaysNon-conformingNot motivated by moneyObservant, highlyOpen-endedOriginal - uniquenessPassionate about their workPerceive world differentlyQuestion asker
  16. 16. 32 Traits32 TraitsSee possibilitiesSelf- knowledgeableSelf-actualizingSelf-disciplinedSense of destinySensitiveSeverely critical of…self,their work,potential of fieldpotential of other peopleSpecific interestsSynthesize correctlyoften intuitivelyTolerant of ambiguityAdaptableCuriousDivergent thinkerEnergeticFantasize, able toFlexible thinkerFluentFuture orientedHumorIdealisticImaginativeIndependentIngeniousLearning, alwaysNon-conformingNot motivated by moneyObservant, highlyOpen-endedOriginal - uniquenessPassionate about their workPerceive world differentlyQuestion askerAll born with….All born with….
  17. 17. 32 Traits32 TraitsSee possibilitiesSelf- knowledgeableSelf-actualizingSelf-disciplinedSense of destinySensitiveSeverely critical of…self,their work,potential of fieldpotential of other peopleSpecific interestsSynthesize correctlyoften intuitivelyTolerant of ambiguityAdaptableCuriousDivergent thinkerEnergeticFantasize, able toFlexible thinkerFluentFuture orientedHumorIdealisticImaginativeIndependentIngeniousLearning, alwaysNon-conformingNot motivated by moneyObservant, highlyOpen-endedOriginal - uniquenessPassionate about their workPerceive world differentlyQuestion askerAll are learnableAll are learnable……
  18. 18. StylesCre8ng™
  19. 19. Rational,Logical,Analytical,IndividualSystematic,equations,Step-by-step,Proven AnswersIntuitive,Exploratory,Unknown,FancifulFun,Harmonious,Involving all,Family/TeamMDdiiiiiinnnnnn
  20. 20. ThinkLearnCommunicateSolve ProblemsCREATE!
  21. 21. Thinking ToolsDivergent & Convergent
  22. 22. Why UseCreative Thinking ToolsNew AssociationsFree/Accidental/ForcedNew Perspectives/ViewpointsNew/Unusual/StrangeNew DiscoveriesUnexpected, ObviousImaginary ExplorationsGenerate OpennessRaise Energy
  23. 23. Diverge
  24. 24. BrainstormingAlex OsbornAlex Osborn’s Tool’s ToolororCliché forCliché forBAD MeetingsBAD Meetings
  25. 25. =Divergent Thinking ToolBrainstormingQuantity breeds QualityFreewheeling of ideasHitchhike/Combine IdeasNo Judgement
  26. 26. BrainwritingBrainwritingIndex cards,Index cards,Post-It NotesPost-It Notes™™Silent/ActiveSilent/Active
  27. 27. =Divergent Thinking ToolBrainwritingQuantity breeds QualityFreewheeling of ideasHitchhike/Combine IdeasNo Judgement
  28. 28. ForcedRelationships+ =Divergent Thinking Tool
  29. 29. =Divergent Thinking ToolAlphabetizingABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
  30. 30. ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSYUVWXYZProfessionsOccupationsFamous PeopleHeroesSuper HeroesAlphabetizing
  31. 31. S. = substituteC. = combineA. = adapt, adoptM. = minify, magnifyP. = put to other usesE. = eliminateR. = reverseDivergent Thinking Tool
  32. 32. CreativeThinkingToolsIdea Grid#1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #71.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.Divergent Thinking Tool
  33. 33. Idea GridBread Meat Top’g Veg Fruit Snack Dessert1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.CreativeThinkingToolsDivergent Thinking Tool
  34. 34. Converge
  35. 35. Convergent Thinking Tool
  36. 36. Convergent Thinking ToolClusters
  37. 37. CreativeThinkingToolsPluses Concerns PotentialsPCPPluses/Concerns/PotentialsConvergent Thinking Tool
  38. 38. CreativeThinkingTools# a. b. c. d. e.1.5.4.3.2.1543254321543215432154321*?Value GridConvergent Thinking Tool
  39. 39. When I teach people,I marry them.Sylvia Ashton-Warner
  40. 40. duh END!
  41. 41. NandriTerima KasihThank you lahNo worry mateGrazieAbrigadoGraciasOrigatoDankeMerciGratisXie xie ni
  42. 42. As we look ahead intothe next century,leaders will be thosewho empower others.Bill GatesBeing the richest man in the cemeterydoesn’t matter to me..Going to bed saying we’ve donesomething wonderful…that matters to me.Steve Jobs
  43. 43. http://www.cre8ng.com
  44. 44. http://createwithalan.blogspot.ae85+
  45. 45. #85
  46. 46. Contact informationRobert Alan Black, Ph.D., CSPCre8ng People, Places & PossibilitiesP. O. Box 5805Athens, Georgia 30604alan@cre8ng.comhttp://www.cre8ng.com

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