Practical Ways to Release the Creativity in You and Your Team

Posted: Wednesday, 12 August 2015 @ 14:53

Creativity is in us all. There are however many barriers that cause that creative spark to dim. This article proposes ways in which the barriers of time, space, attitude and preconceptions can be overcome. A few, straightforward guidelines are suggested to deal with them – understanding what you are trying to achieve, preparation of the environment and the expectations of participants and managing the flow of a creativity event through good facilitation and appropriate use of tools against the backdrop of a divergent-convergent meta-process are described.  

The author’s own experience has demonstrated that all groups can share and combine their knowledge and experience to produce something that is more than the sum of the parts.