Don't overlook the obvious –
solution is sometimes the best.
No ideas are bad ideas.
All ideas are good
ideas. (Actually, a minority opinion offered during group decision
making often stimulates more
innovative solutions to a problem).
Don't fear repetitions.
moments you see with different eyes. During discussion afterwards
the duplicate ideas you may find them different or they may trigger
a different response at a different time.
stop and discuss.
Go for quantity, not
quality. Keep the momentum going.
Record and display each idea.
Make sure each idea is complete
– don't use one-word
descriptions to avoid misunderstanding. Don't edit.
change hats to select the best
ideas.Look through your
list of ideas and circle the 20% that will yield 80% of the results
you are looking for. Encourage