Join Stefan Mumaw for an in-depth discussion in this video Small-group breakdowns, part of Brainstorming Basics.
- Brainstorm sessions are made up…of a diverse group of people.…All with their own unique perspectives,…experiences and opinions.…This diversity is an asset during ideation,…but, only if it's realized.…For any number of reasons, there comes times…in any group ideation session where some participants…just aren't interacting.…If there are "stormers" who aren't "storming",…you're missing out on the potential…to help solve the problem or inspire the group.…This can happen for any number of reasons.…They can have an introverted personality.…There could be friction with another member in the room.…
They could be preoccupied with something else…or ideas to your particular problem could simply elude them.…Whatever the reason, getting them back in the game…and contributing to the goal,…should become priority number one.…To do this, break the group down into smaller groups…and assign problem solving tasks…that will contribute to the overall conversation.…For instance, let's say you have six people…in your brainstorm.…You start with an input exercise…
Skill Level Beginner
1. Overview of Brainstorming
Group ideation dynamics1m 46s
2. The 13 Rules of Effective Brainstorming
3. Brainstorming Techniques
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