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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.

Enjoy!

Presentation Slides

People

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

Place

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]

Process

Templates

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]

Books

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


Brainsteering
by Kevin & Shawn Coyne


Creative Problem Solver’s Toolbox
by Richard Fobes


Gamestorming
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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