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Archive for the ‘Idea Generation’ Category

Creativity at Work: Innovation Exercise – Borrow & Balance

In the last Creativity at Work: Innovation Exercises post, I shared the practice of using questions related to What’s Broken?...

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Creativity at Work: Innovation Exercise – Broken & Brilliant

Now, that we’ve pondered, What is Innovation? in order to come up with a working definition (A New Idea, Creation,...

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Creativity is NOT a Contact Sport – The Dark Side of Brainstorming

Creativity requires solitude A couple of weeks ago, we discussed silence and space in relationship to creativity. This week, a good friend shared...

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The Creative Process: Silence & Space

Creativity always feels different for me during the first part of a new year, or the start of spring -...

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Creative Process in Action: This American Life Peels Back The Onion

Back in February I was lucky enough to be driving during the time This American Life airs on my local...

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Creative Process – Making Ideas Real

Making it Real is the final step in the creative process. It’s where the creator takes her or his ideas...

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Creative Process – Getting the Big Idea

Today, we are on third and probably the most coveted step in the Creative Process – Inspiration & Insight. As...

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Creative Process – How to get In the Flow

In the Flow is the second step in the creative process (Sponge Work, In the Flow, Insight & Inspiration, Make...

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Creative Process – How to Be a Sponge

A few weeks ago, we begin exploring the four basic steps of the creative process (which I called Sponge Work,...

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