Tool: Six Thinking Hats (ideation and feedback)

Six Thinking Hats method was given to us by the (as I call him, at least) father of lateral/creative thinking, a Maltese physician, psychologist, philosopher, inventor, and consultant Edward de Bono. If you read my blog or follow my love for design thinking, you would...

Tool: Eisenhower Matrix (prioritization)

President Dwight D. Eisenhower was a General in the US Army, then Allied Forces Supreme Commander during World War II, and later the 34th President of the United States (1953–61, serving two consecutive terms), is the namesake of the priority matrix that can help you...

Tool: Rose, Thorn, Bud (retrospective)

A simple activity to reflect on performed actions or meetings, that taps into own’s doings/thoughts. This activity is based on one simple idea, that: -> Roses are what we did right, something we are happy about, positive things. -> Thorns are the negative...

Tool: Disney Brainstorming Method

When things fail – don’t fret, don’t throw your sketchbook away! Follow Walt Disney and switch your creativity! Instead, look at your idea/plan from three different perspectives: firstly generate new ideas from an innovative and creative perspective...

Tool: Brainstorming with SCAMPER

We all know and love good ol’ brainstorming (or maybe we don’t… read more about my on-again-off-again relationship with brainstorming, just click here), and – when done correctly – it can bring amazing results. But brainstorming is not...