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When Creativity Training Goes Wrong
When Creativity Training Goes Wrong
How To Get The Most Out Of Your Creativity and InnovationTraining There’s a lot of talk about Creativity Training and Innovation Training in business these days. Some are for it—some see it as a ...
How to Get Focus Group Feedback You Can Actually Use
How to Get Focus Group Feedback You Can Actually Use
Getting Helpful Responses During Focus Groups We’ve all been there—the negative focus group respondent who latches on to something they hate about a concept…and won’t stop talking about it. It ruins ...
How To Trick Your Brain into Finding Creative Solutions
How To Trick Your Brain into Finding Creative Solutions
Tricks to Encourage Solutions to Come Clear We’ve all experienced the satisfaction of finding a solution to a problem when we were not consciously focused on solving it at that very moment. These ...
Reverse Graffiti and Forness® Thinking: Turning Negatives into Positives
Reverse Graffiti and Forness® Thinking: Turning Negatives into Positives
An Artful Example of Forness® Thinking We’ve all sat in meetings with smart, well-intentioned people who meet every new idea with an instant analysis. “Yes,” they nod, “but…” and they proceed to lay ...
Raise a Glass to Crazy Ideas
Raise a Glass to Crazy Ideas
Give Crazy Ideas a Shot Heading to the grocery store usually means picking up dinner ingredients and maybe a bottle of wine to take home. But instead of limiting the experience to choosing a vintage ...
Creative Meetings Through Powersharing
Creative Meetings Through Powersharing
George Prince on Creative Meetings In his article originally published in the Harvard Business Review in 1972, George Prince, founder of Synectics (now called SynecticsWorld), outlines a common ...