Brainstorming

By Ashraf Al Shafaki

Description

Brainstorming is a process used for getting ideas.

Procedure

  • Select a topic
  • Ask participants to start jotting down their thoughts related to such a topic

Variations

  • Solo: Each participant creates his or her own list of ideas
  • Pair: Participants work in pairs developing a single list of ideas for each pair
  • Group: Participants work in groups, creating a joint list for all their ideas.

Rules

  • Write each an every idea that crosses your mind
  • Do not judge ideas
  • Do not exclude you see as of poor value

Benefits

  • Break out of a mental stagnation
  • Come up with plenty of fresh ideas
  • Come up with creative ideas
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