Podcast S3E29: Roger Firestien – Learning from the man who taught the creative process to the most people in the world

Idea to Value

He is also distinguished as being the person who has trained more people to lead the creative problem solving process (CPS) than anyone else in the world. Topics covered in this episode: 00:01:15 the foundational work of Alex Osborn, who invented brainstorming and then the Creative Problem Solving process, which had been validated by more than 150 research studies. 00:09:45 the 4 different types of creativity, and how everyone can be (and already is) creative.

PBTO S2E3: The Importance of “Imaginativefulness” in the Creative Process

Rmukesh Gupta

He is also the creator of a new & effective creative thinking methodology called “ Anti-Conventional Thinking ” as an alternative to traditional brainstorming methods. He also runs the Report 103 , which is one of the longest running eJournal or blog on creativity and innovation in business. He is a great guy, who understands the psychology behind creativity and has a great sense of humor. Who is on the show: In this episode, we host Jeffrey Baumgartner.

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In Defense of Brainstorming

Idea Champions

In the past few years I have noticed a curious trend in the media -- one I can no longer ignore -- and that is the appearance of seriously derisive articles about brainstorming by self-declared pundits and free lance writers. or poorly facilitated brainstorming sessions don't work.

Welcome to The Gold Standard of Brainstorm Facilitation

Idea Champions

Here's what Idea Champions' clients have to say about the value they've received from engaging our brainstorm facilitation services. Through your brainstorm facilitation, we gained more than 100 original ideas of high quality. Your High Velocity Brainstorming sessions were wonderful.

How to Come Up with Disruptive Ideas Using ‘Random Words’? [Including Video]

Be-novative

We only need to be creative and come up with original, new ideas 2% of the times on an average day, yet disruptive solutions are the key to any successful business in the 21stcentury. As a company, we follow the market leaders or already set-up lower-risk processes.

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5 Steps to Find Your Next Business Idea

Ideanote

So, why not save yourself the struggle and start with a WHY now , while you are still at the brainstorming level? Other times, the creative process doesn’t produce that many results. The key is to avoid applying convergent thinking in this early brainstorming phase.

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5 Steps to Find Your Next Startup Idea

Ideanote

So, why not save yourself the struggle and start with a WHY now , while you are still at the brainstorming level? Other times, the creative process doesn’t produce that many results. The key is to avoid applying convergent thinking in this early brainstorming phase.

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Silent Geniuses: Why we need more respect for the creativity of introverts

Idea to Value

Imagine what you think a “creative person” looks like, and what they behave like. Or you might even just think of the person in your business who is always the first person to come up with a seemingly great idea in a brainstorming session.

Find a Sparring Partner If You Want To Innovate

Michael Roberto

In my view, great innovators combine the principles of brainstorming/ideation with good practices of constructive conflict. At other times in the creative process, they engage in healthy dissent and debate. I’ve found that pairs can also play a key role in the innovation process at established organizations. brainstorming conflict creativity innovation judgment

A Cool, New Way to Capture Ideas

Idea Champions

If so, you are likely to be intrigued by Chuck Frey's newly published guide about how to set up EVERNOTE as a way support a complete, end-to-end creative process. Brainstorm ChampionsIf you are reading this blog, I am 95 percent certain you value the power of BIG IDEAS.

10 Ways to Improve Your Company's Broken Ideation Process

Idea Champions

Which is why I just deleted the first four compelling, context-setting paragraphs to this blog post and will now simply cut to the chase: Your company's "ideation process" is either non-existent, seriously flawed, or a joke. Well, this phenomenon also applies to a company's ideation process.

Do We Need Team-Players Anymore?

The Human Factor

You are at your most creative when you work without interruptions. While there is nothing wrong with organizing a creative brainstorming with the team, you’re most likely to be able to turn those ideas into a great podcast or blog article if you can think your way through it alone.

How Many Types of Innovation Are There? The Answer May Surprise You.

IdeaScale

Organizing the types of innovation can help streamline your processes and boost results. The pool from which innovation emerges is filled with big ideas and endless creativity. Thus, in a way, innovation is infinite, bound only by the depth of thought processes.

6 Innovation Tool Kits to Drive Business Growth

Leapfrogging

It’s perfectly okay that most people – from call center employees to claims adjusters in the field – focus on continuous improvements to current business processes, the customer experience, and insurance products. There are many toolkits and innovation processes out there.

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Mystical guidelines for creating great user experiences

Boxes and Arrows

” The Jewish mystical tradition explains that these utterances correspond with ten stages in the process of creation. The process of creation. The ten stages in the process of creation progressively create four realms. Creative activity. Innovation brainstorms.

The Big Secret of Design Thinking? Doing.

Innovationship

Back then, this process wasn’t called design thinking. It was simply what you did when you gathered together a bunch of creative professionals (like engineers and industrial designers) who were experts at making things, and had them collaborate with another bunch of creative professionals (like psychologists and human factors experts) who focused on understanding human experience. Our process is what makes us special! million.

Artificial creativity (A.C.): Can a computer be creative? It’s scarily close

Idea to Value

In 2013, I wrote a breakthrough article on the nascent examples of computers beginning to generate ideas in a way similar to human creativity. Here I revisit the article with all-new evidence showing how close we are to artificial creativity. Creativity artificial creativity IBM Watso

6 Innovation Tool Kits to Drive Business Growth

Leapfrogging

It’s perfectly okay that most people – from call center employees to claims adjusters in the field – focus on continuous improvements to current business processes, the customer experience, and insurance products. With the premise that everyone has an equal opportunity to add innovation-based value, it’s essential to help jump start the process. Adobe’s toolkit is named Kickbox and actually comes packaged in a snazzy red box and outlines a more comprehensive process.

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10 Ways to Help Left Brainers Tap Into Their Creativity

Idea Champions

Do not lose heart, oh facilitators of the creative process. Diffuse the fear of ambiguity by continually clarifying the process. Most left-brain-dominant people hate open-ended processes and anything that smacks of ambiguity. questions for brainstorming.

10 Ways to Improve Your Company's Broken Ideation Process

Idea Champions

Which is why I just deleted the first four compelling, context-setting paragraphs to this blog post and will now simply cut to the chase: Your company's "ideation process" is either non-existent, seriously flawed, or a joke. Well, this phenomenon also applies to a company's ideation process.

Six tools to improve your creativity during an innovation process

The BMI Lab Blog

Creativity is not a gift but a skill we can train with proper tools. When we introduce somebody to innovation methodologies, especially those focused on business models, the role of creativity topic usually comes up. Let us explore the most popular creativity tools for innovation.

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The School I Want to Begin

Idea Champions

there will be a healthy dose of laughter after we recognize just how lame our so-called planning process is. Our selection process will be a simple way to determine if our potential students and teachers are truly inspired to learn and teach. Creative expression for everyone. -

Persona Grata

Boxes and Arrows

As for adoption, many say they use personas, but few designers I’ve met actually use them as a part of their core creative process. I once also viewed personas with disdain, but once I started using them in my own work, something interesting happened: My process became more efficient and fun, while the fruits of my labor became more impactful and useful to others. I saw that personas are an essential part of what constitutes the goal-directed process.

Guest Blog Post: How to plan for creativity; The power of divergent and convergent ideation

Betterific

We are excited to bring you Joyce Wycoff , an author and expert on gratitude and creativity. The Betterific memberbase is comprised of design thinkers, product developers, and smart creatives. So we like to bring content that helps expand the mind around creativity and brainstorming.

The benefits of using an Idea Management Platform

Ideanote

It is a digital tool that facilitates problem-solving by involving multiple departments of a company into the process. Involving customers in your innovation process is by far the smartest thing you can do. Why not give them the best experience by involving them in the process?

25 Simple Ways to Free Up Your Innate Creativity

Idea Champions

Most people agree that creativity is a good thing. Accordingly, they want to know how they can become more creative. Why make the effort to become more creative? Realize you already ARE creative: Most of us are subject to the myth that only some people are creative.

10 Ways to Help Left Brainers Tap Into Their Creativity

Idea Champions

Do not lose heart, oh facilitators of the creative process. Diffuse the fear of ambiguity by continually clarifying the process. Most left-brain-dominant people hate open-ended processes and anything that smacks of ambiguity. questions for brainstorming.

10 Ways to Improve Your Company's Broken Ideation Process

Idea Champions

Which is why I just deleted the first four compelling, context-setting paragraphs of this blog post and will now cut to the chase: Your company's "ideation process" is either non-existent, seriously flawed, or not understood by the members of your team. You're busy. I get it.

Can Innovation Work in a Work-from-Home World?

The Inovo Group

Done the right way and in the absence of a pandemic, a proper mix of WFH and in-office can increase productivity AND creativity AND reduce stress levels. more joy); and the potential for deeper and more creative thinking (more productive).

10 Ways to Help Left Brainers Tap Into Their Creativity

Idea Champions

Do not lose heart, oh facilitators of the creative process. Diffuse the fear of ambiguity by continually clarifying the process. Most left-brain-dominant people hate open-ended processes and anything that smacks of ambiguity. questions for brainstorming.

The Amazing Thing About Bad Ideas

HunchBuzz

There’s a well known cliche, often cited in brainstorming sessions, that there’s “no such thing as a bad idea”. In the process he reasons we need to stop leaping to the conclusion that technology alone can solve complex social issues. Bad ideas are part of the process.

When Dogs Spark Big Ideas

Idea Champions

During the past 25 years I have facilitated more than 1,000 brainstorming sessions for a wide variety of heavy hitting organizations -- everyone from MTV to GE to government think thanks. A curious kind of creativity portal is opening up right before my eyes. "OK!"

10 Ways to Improve Your Company's Broken Ideation Process

Idea Champions

Which is why I just deleted the first four compelling, context-setting paragraphs to this blog post and will now simply cut to the chase: Your company's "ideation process" is either non-existent, seriously flawed, or a joke. Well, this phenomenon also applies to a company's ideation process.

How can Idea Management improve your company?

Ideanote

It is a digital tool that facilitates problem-solving by involving multiple departments of a company into the process. Involving customers in your innovation process is by far the smartest thing you can do. Why not give them the best experience by involving them in the process?

Why Design Thinking Will Fail

Business Innovation Design

Similar concept applies to the most-hyped innovation process; Design Thinking. If a process meets the current needs of the market, it escalates with monumental success. Not living up to the hype will be the cause of failure of Design Thinking as the sought-after innovation process. Design Thinking is a creative problem-solving approach with specific tools, methods and mindset designers are adept in. Imagination is thus the root of creativity.

How to Make a Concept Model

Boxes and Arrows

The best known in start-up circles is the lean startup process. The workshop was brain-candy and eye-opening: they covered how the brain processes information and how ways of interacting with information can promote understanding. I can draw. I went to art school.

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Ten Simple Ways to Establish a User Friendly Ideation Process

Idea Champions

Let's also assume that you and your company are not at a loss for these BIG IDEAS -- that they regularly make their appearance via any number of ways: brainstorming sessions, early morning team meetings, or simply the spontaneous epiphanies of the wild and crazy people down the hall.

Ten Simple Ways to Establish a User Friendly Ideation Process

Idea Champions

Let's also assume that you and your company are not at a loss for these BIG IDEAS -- that they regularly make their appearance via any number of ways: brainstorming sessions, early morning team meetings, or simply the spontaneous epiphanies of the wild and crazy people down the hall.

Ten Simple Ways to Establish a User Friendly Ideation Process

Idea Champions

Let's also assume that you and your company are not at a loss for these BIG IDEAS -- that they regularly make their appearance via any number of ways: brainstorming sessions, early morning team meetings, or simply the spontaneous epiphanies of the wild and crazy people down the hall.

The Creative Impact of Improvisation

Boxes and Arrows

Creativity started taking more effort than it had previously. My creative process at work started to go into overdrive. It was much easier to do collaborative creative brainstorming and get dozens of ideas out because my thought processes had become accustomed to it. The science behind creativity. Dr. Charles Limb, a Johns Hopkins University neuroscientist, has dedicated his research to the art of improvisation and how it increases creativity.

How to Be More Creative

Idea Champions

Most people agree that creativity (and it's twin brother, innovation) is a good thing. Accordingly, they want to know how they can become more creative or more innovative. Why make the effort to become more creative? Everyone is creative. What is blocking your creativity?

How to Be More Creative

Idea Champions

Most people agree that creativity (and it's twin brother, innovation) is a good thing. Accordingly, they want to know how they can become more creative or more innovative. Why make the effort to become more creative? Everyone is creative. What is blocking your creativity?

Experience Themes

Boxes and Arrows

And in knowing the theme, he’ll have a compass to use in the process of “designing&# the damn thing (i.e. An experience theme also emerges from the raw materials of our design process: the business goals, market considerations, user research and content analysis, among others.

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