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...

Tool: Lightning Decision Jam (problem-solving)

I’ll risk saying there is no one who never suffered through a lengthy and disorganized brainstorming meeting that, all in all, ended up with no decision at all. Rings a bell? Yeah! And even with me using design thinking (what I mean here is I can use tips,...

So you brainstormed… now what?

Well, there you are. You’ve just run a successful (or was it… buahahaha [insert evil laugh]) brainstorming session (and you can read about my semi-hatred towards brainstorming, just click here, lol) that saw no arguments, no bias, but tons of ideas! Now...

Brainstorming SUCKS. Is there something better?

Well, OK, “SUCKS” in all caps might be a strong word. But there, I said it: I do not like brainstorming, almost “hate it with the fire of a thousand suns.” This widely used technique, advertised and encouraged by the most prominent design...