Strategic Thinking Exercise – Who Can You Trust?
JANUARY 11, 2017
I jotted down the questions since I saw them as a strong strategic thinking exercise. A Strategic Thinking Exercise for Determining Trustworthiness. Applying this Strategic Thinking Exercise Broadly. It is smart to collect strategic thinking exercises throughout your career.
Strategic Planning Exercises – 10 Questions You Must Consider
FEBRUARY 8, 2017
We’re getting a lot of questions currently about identifying the right strategic planning exercises. 10 Questions You Must Consider about Strategic Planning Exercises. These questions will help you evaluate the right types of strategic planning exercises.
Strategic Thinking Exercise – Use a New SWOT Nobody Expects
OCTOBER 10, 2016
Here is a way you can turn a typical strategic thinking exercise into something new and fun that both adds variety to your strategy meeting AND could trigger some new ideas to get our strategy out of a rut! Use a New SWOT Strategic Thinking Exercise Nobody Expects.
Strategic Thinking Exercises – A SWOT Analysis Example from the Safe
OCTOBER 22, 2015
We use strategic thinking exercises and questions as “detours” around organizational thinking that is in a rut. The caveat with this strategic thinking exercise is we pulled it from the “safe.” Rapidly deploy effective strategic thinking exercises to spur innovation.
The Buyer's Guide to Innovation Management Software
Beyond using the crowd for the initial ideation and prioritization exercise, can the software also help leverage. THE BUYER’S GUIDE. TO INNOVATION.
Strategic Thinking Exercise – A SWOT Analysis to Push Thinking
OCTOBER 11, 2016
It received enough attention that we decided to share an additional strategic thinking exercise that puts a twist on the typical SWOT analysis. To add depth and breadth to the strategic thinking exercise, however, we add four probes to each area of the SWOT analysis.
Strategic Thinking Exercise – Switch the Characters Around
OCTOBER 7, 2016
We frequently facilitate a strategic thinking exercise that uses a character outside a situation as the perspective. There’s no guarantee this strategic thinking exercise works in every situation. Want to try something to get a particularly new and insightful look at a situation?
Strategic Thinking Exercise – 4 Ways to Examine Brand Performance
JANUARY 11, 2016
Here’s an idea for a new strategic thinking exercise that can be a big help. 4 Ways to Examine Brand Performance as a Strategic Thinking Exercise. This is definitely a strategic thinking exercise idea from the Brainzooming R&D lab.
Here’s A Great Workshop Exercise To Help Your Leadership Team Challenge Their Beliefs / Assumptions
MAY 19, 2016
I’ve recently been asked to recommend a good workshop exercise for a leadership team to help them challenge their beliefs / assumptions. How do you think what no one else thinks?
Strategic Thinking Exercises – Why Do We Give Away So Much for Free?
OCTOBER 6, 2015
Why Do We Give Away So Many Strategic Thinking Exercises? This is why we run compilation articles frequently to help you find a comprehensive set of resources, exercises, and tools. Strategic Thinking – Exercises and Tools for Creative Thinking and Strategy.
Strategic Planning Exercises – 7 Tools to Boost Strategic Impact
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
We have released a host of eBooks on strategic planning exercises and ideas to increase collaboration, creative thinking, alignment, and successful implementation. The SWOT analysis is the workhorse of strategic planning exercises.
9 Ideas on How to Involve a Team in Group Strategy Exercises
MARCH 16, 2016
Whenever possible, we try to help clients select a mix of people to participate in group strategy exercises. We are also proponents for reaching beyond familiar people that are always involved strategic planning meetings and drive the outcomes of group strategy exercises.
Strategic Thinking Exercise – An Alternative Vision Statement Approach
FEBRUARY 22, 2016
During in-person and online strategic planning workshops , we regularly use a strategic thinking exercise that helps leadership groups quickly identify a shared future vision statement. Pushing Back on a Strategic Thinking Exercise.
Creative Thinking Exercise – Rethinking Shrimp
NOVEMBER 19, 2015
As an example, I wrote some time back about the “Shrimp” creative thinking exercise we included during a creative thinking workshop for a regulated financial services company. Rethinking the “Shrimp” Creative Thinking Exercise.
1 Startling Way Creative Thinking Exercises Constrain New Ideas
MARCH 22, 2016
One group was starting to use one of our creative thinking exercises. Even though creative thinking exercises and strategy questions are intended to help people approach familiar situations in new ways, they can easily become new boundaries to constrain thinking.
Fun Strategic Planning Exercises – 6 Last-Minute Ideas
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
Frustrations with boring strategy sessions are probably why so many people visit our website looking for creative ideas on fun strategic planning exercises. We’ve previously published some fun strategic planning exercises. Strategic Planning Exercises Can Be Fun.
Free Strategic Planning Exercises – 5 Warnings to Know
DECEMBER 16, 2015
Checking our Brainzooming web analytics, “free strategic planning exercises” is a frequent search bringing people to the Brainzooming website. We share all kinds of free strategic planning exercises, such as these , these , and these.
Visioning Exercises for Strategic Planning – New eBook Shows You How!
DECEMBER 12, 2016
How can you effectively employ visioning exercises in strategic planning that invite your entire organization to contribute their perspectives? That is where visioning exercises that employ a collaborative approach come into play.
Testing My Personal Limits with Innovation
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
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Strategic Planning Exercises – 6 Ways to Organize Lists of Ideas
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
We have been working with a client that had done a lot of strategic planning exercises about a new initiative. 6 Ways to Organize Ideas from Strategic Planning Exercises. Do you ever get stuck with a big list of items and struggle to make sense of it all ?
Strategic Thinking Exercise – 17 Questions to Find Innovation Case Studies
MAY 19, 2016
But given our unwillingness to settle for that easy answer, we created a rapid fire strategic thinking exercise to push for ideas. Strategic Thinking Exercise – 17 Questions to Find Innovation Case Studies. Rapidly deploy effective strategic thinking exercises to spur innovation.
Strategic Thinking Exercises – 3 Responses to New Ideas
APRIL 5, 2016
Strategic Thinking Exercises – 3 Responses to New Ideas. With off-target ideas, we would say, “That’s great,” and suggest other strategic thinking exercises to re-orient them toward a better direction.
Fun Strategic Planning Exercises – 7 Types of Strategic Planning Fun
DECEMBER 14, 2016
The eBook shares ideas we developed in the past ten-plus years to create fun strategic planning exercises. We warn readers early in the eBook that everybody’s definition of “fun strategic planning exercises” may differ. 7 Types of Fun with Strategic Planning Exercises.
Strategic Planning Exercises – Two Types of Structure, One Works
FEBRUARY 12, 2016
There are a couple of different ways to apply structure to strategic planning exercises : You can enforce using templates and forms participants have to complete so their answers are uniformed and structured. Productive Structure for Strategic Planning Exercises.
Creative Exercises Designed for Left/Right Brain Types
MARCH 7, 2016
Richard Haasnoot continues his series for innovators on how to create 12 X more ideas that brainstorming. Continue reading →
Strategic Thinking Exercises – 11 Things Running through a Facilitator’s Head
DECEMBER 9, 2015
From a facilitation standpoint, it was the most arduous couple of days of going through strategic thinking exercises I recall. What questions or exercises can I eliminate to save time while still getting enough input in all the areas we are covering for each innovation strategy?
3 Keys to Team Building Exercises that Create Impact
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
I was the “interviewee” for an “Inside the Executive Suite” article from Armada Corporate Intelligence about how to plan team building exercises that create impact for work teams. 3 Keys to Team Building Exercises that Create Impact.
Content Marketing Strategy – 5 Exercises for Audience-Oriented Topics
AUGUST 17, 2016
Here’s an overview of each of the strategic thinking exercises : 5 Content Marketing Strategy Exercises to Generate Audience-Oriented Topics. The initial exercise explored three phases of an audience member’s journey.
Creative Thinking Exercises – 2 Ways to Create Innovation Workshop Inspiration
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
We brought two specific inspirations to the innovation workshop: extreme and analogy-based creative thinking exercises. Using these creative thinking exercises, we pushed them to forget (temporarily) what they have been doing and re-imagine the situation from different perspectives.
Creative Thinking Exercises for Sales – Easy as ABC
OCTOBER 14, 2015
I’ll be presenting on social media super models , followed by a VERY QUICK creative thinking exercises for sales presentation. The creative thinking exercises for sales content is a different take on both familiar and some new creative thinking topics.
Creative Thinking Exercises – 8 Ideas to Lower Your Creative Stakes
AUGUST 23, 2016
Typically, the creative thinking exercises we teach and use are a huge source of hope to get past fears about self-judged “bad” ideas. Those creative thinking exercises don’t work for some people, however.
Strategic Planning Exercises – Asking Questions People Can Answer
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
That is evidenced by our web traffic as searches for effective strategic planning exercises and effective strategy meetings jump. Invariably, executives are seeking information on strategic thinking exercises suited to making strategic planning participants more effective and successful.
Strategic Thinking Exercises – Doing the Impossible with Nothing?
APRIL 4, 2016
A New Add to Our Extreme Creativity Strategic Thinking Exercises. Given the quickness and high concentration of thinking from applying it, we definitely have a new extreme creativity question for our strategic thinking exercises. – Mike Brown.
36 Articles to Explore Strategic Planning Process Activities
MARCH 3, 2017
3 Keys to Team Building Exercises that Create Impact. Strategic Thinking Exercises – Group Collaboration the Right Way. 3 Strategic Thinking Exercises to Spot Emerging Competitors. Strategic Thinking Exercises to Better Anticipate Strategic Issues.
The Brainzooming Blog at MM, 2K, 2000 Posts
OCTOBER 15, 2015
While having a daily deadline has become less stimulating creatively over the years, I shudder to think of how much experience and the number of strategic thinking exercises that would have come and gone without any documentation if not for the Brainzooming blog.
The 6 Types of Strategic Planning Activities for a Workshop
MARCH 2, 2017
Iterating – Using specific creative and strategic thinking exercises in a sequence to help the group generate many possibilities and ideas. Related posts Visioning Exercises for Strategic Planning – New eBook Shows You How!
Strategic Planning Workshop Ideas – The Brainzooming Process Is 10 Years Old!
JUNE 20, 2016
We had the processes and exercises needed already developed buy had never put them all together to move from ideas to plans within a day or two. Using a few basic posters, we described the strategic thinking exercises, using easel pads and sticky notes to capture ideas.
The Role of Play in Innovation
AUGUST 1, 2016
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Strategy, Creativity, Innovation – That’s What Brainzooming Do
AUGUST 27, 2015
The reason is that working from the incredible resource of strategic thinking exercises, creative thinking tools, and collaborative models The Brainzooming Group has created, what Brainzooming does can vary dramatically for each client engagement.
Pushing My Personal Limits with Innovation
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
Health/Healthcare Innovation basketball cross country exercise fitness football lacrosse Marathons Physiclo soccer sports sprinters trackAbout two months ago I came across an article in Engadget about Physiclo, a startup company launched to provide resistance clothing for athletes.