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Thanks for visiting!

You’re here because you participated in or heard about the “3Ps – People, Place, Process – Perfect Brainstorm” presentation in Atlanta. Thank you for checking out these links.

In addition to the links below, across the top of this page are links to other helpful sections within Idea Sandbox. Please let me know what questions you have.


Presentation Slides


  • Creative License – customize these Creative Licenses to help your participants feel more comfortable about their creative and brainstorming skills. [137kb, PDF]


List of locations great for brainstorming.

  • Locations – I keep an updated list of locations in the US and Europe here on the Idea Sandbox site. If you know of any others, please let me know.
  • Color Study ResearchNew York Times article about color research. From 6 February 2009. [88kb, PDF]



Brainstorm Brief – Assists you in building your brainstorming session. Like a creative brief, but to prep for a brainstorm session. Includes a section on Who To Include in your meetings. [66kb, Word Doc]


While not a complete list… new titles are added all the time. These should help you dig deeper into the topics of Problem Solving, Brainstorming, and Creativity.

Books Mentioned In The Presentation

101 Creative Problem Solving Techniques
by James M. Higgins

by Kevin & Shawn Coyne

Creative Problem Solver’s Toolbox
by Richard Fobes

by David Gray

Made to Stick
by Chip & Dan Heath

Quick Team-Building Activities for Busy Managers
by Brian Cole Miller

Six Thinking Hats
by Edward De Bono

Sticky Wisdom: How to Start a Creative Revolution at Work
by ?WhatIf!

Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques
by Michael Michalko

Equipment, Supplies & Toys

  • Ball of Whacks – Neat “toy” to that helps you think. Developed by author Roger von Oech.
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