If you want to get the most out of your ideation session, you need to do some planning. Explore the 10 steps of a successful brainstorming session.
- Brainstorming sessions require a little structure…and a little planning to yield the biggest…and best results.…Brian Cole Miller outlines 10 key steps in his book titled,…Quick Brainstorming Activities for Busy Managers.…They're roughly as follows.…Step One, be clear on the purpose of the session.…Step Two, select your participants carefully.…Step Three, create your focus question…and select the techniques to use.…Step Four, gather materials and prepare your space.…
Step Five, kick off the session with an icebreaker.…Step Six, set the context and boundaries.…Step Seven, set up the technique and ask the focus question.…Step Eight, keep the session moving.…Step Nine, process the list,…and Step 10, identify next steps.…Let's go through these in more depth together.…And keep in mind, most of these steps are still valuable…if you're going to be ideating individually.…
The first step is to be clear on the purpose of the session.…And this is something we discussed earlier.…Set a goal and keep it straightforward.…The second step is about inviting those…
- Brainstorming techniques
- Conducting brainstorming sessions
- Mind mapping ideas
- Forced ranking
- Card sorting
- Asking tough questions
- Reverse brainstorming
- Stages of problem-solving
Skill Level Beginner
1. The Brainstorming Process
2. Brainstorming Approaches
Adapting techniques2m 30s
3. Brainstorming Session
Keeping the session flowing2m 19s
4. Ideation Techniques
5. Further Concepts
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