FOLLOW Expand your viewpoint To improve your idea generation, zoom out your perspective to a macro level. For example, on a micro-level, a Billy Joel concert may just be a fun way to spend a night. On a macro level, it is packed with ideas about how to connect with an audience.
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FOLLOW Brainstorming: Generating Many Radical, Creative Ideas
Generating Many Radical, Creative Ideas How often have you used brainstorming to solve a problem? Chances are, you've used it at least once, even if you didn't realize it. For decades, people have used brainstorming to generate ideas, and to come up with creative solutions to problems. However, you need to use brainstorming correctly for it to be fully effective.
Brainstorming It encourages people to come up with thoughts and ideas that can, at first, seem a bit crazy. Some of these ideas can be crafted into original, creative solutions to a problem, while others can ... Brainstorming for problem solving It brings team members' diverse experience into play. It increases the richness of ideas explored, which means that you can often find better solutions. It can help you get buy-in from team members for the solution chosen – after all, they're likely to be more committed to an approach if they were involved in developing it. It helps team members bond, as they solve problems in a positive, rewarding environment. Why individual brainstorming might bring better results groups aren't always strict in following the rules of brainstorming, and bad behaviors creep in. people pay so much attention to other people that they don't generate ideas of their own – or they forget these ideas while they wait for their turn to speak.
On your own, you don't have to worry about other people's egos or opinions, and you can be freer and more creative.
FOLLOW 7 Ways to Generate Great Ideas
What makes the difference between a good idea and a great idea? Good ideas come along all the time and help people solve minor problems in work and daily life. Great ideas appear a little less frequently and require a little more work to execute.
Engage in Observation Sessions
In order to get your brain to think in new and creative ways, set aside time to do something where you think differently: for example, people watching.
Read More Books
Books are great for creating new thoughts and stimulating good ideas.
Even if you cannot make the time for a book, spend time browsing a bookstore for plenty of thought stimulation.
FOLLOW The Scientific Way to Generate Ideas on Demand
Have you ever sat down, pencil in hand, ready to come up with a whole list of incredible story and article ideas, only to find yourself staring at a blank page? I have. My best ideas never come to me…
Our brains have two ways of operating Focused: when you're very focused on solving the problem in front of you. But this also clamps down on unconventional and creative solutions Distracte... Generating good ideas on command Make sure you’re prepared at any time. Find out when you’re relaxed, happy and distracted (because that's when creative thoughts are more likely to appear) and make a mental note of when that’s likely to happen. Find a way to record the ideas that are sure to come. Deepstash is better on the app. Discover new ideas and get inspired daily. GET THE APP SIGN IN