Expanding Creative Thinking in Your Staff
I have created TWO guiding systems for DEVELOPING CRE8NG COMMUNITIES throughout entire Organizations from idividuals to teams to departments to the complete organization
First ONE is called S.P.R.E.A.D.ng
S – Supporting
P – Promoting
R – Recognizing and Rewarding
E – Encouraging and Educating
A – Applying
D – Developing
Creative thinking in ALL individuals, teams, departments throughout your entire organization.
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Ooops! and C,r,E,8,N,G! are both my creative solution seeking processes inspired by the Osborn-Parnes Creative Solving Process
The Second is C,r,E,8,N,G!
C – Collect, choose your challenge to generate creative ideas for solutions
r – read, reap, reorganize information about your challenge
E – examine the information and various ways to look at your challenge and choose the one that best defines your challenge best
8 – generate ideas for your challenge using 8 different approaches, creative thinking tools and techniques
N – Narrow down your many ideas into the best and narrow those down to one you are willing to commit to and/or are excited about.
G – Gather resources: human and other, generate a plan, schedule and GO FOR IT!
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