Can you remember how fun (and forbidden) it was to draw on the wall when you were a kid? Or how excited you were when the teacher allowed you to use the classroom board? I’m so happy I have started doing it again – several times a week! I cannot imagine a day in my office without using our dry erase boards for creative collaboration. Aside from computers, they are the most useful and productive tools we have.
Introduce one of these Brainwriting techniques in your lab for idea generation, and you can get hundreds of research ideas in a short amount of time.
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If you want to change your meetings into engaging, creative and fun sessions, you need to take a look at the book "Gamestorming - a Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers and Changemakers".
You can make some crazy connections to get your science creativity on a different track. Approach problems in new and original ways.
Scientists should become more creative thinking to have more fun, see more opportunities, dare to take risks and be less afraid of failure.
You have tried brainstorming techniques in you research lab meetings, but they just don't work out. Why? We have some suggestions and how to fix it.
Do you know how to brainstorm in your research meetings? There are some rules you must learn in order to bring out lots of ideas you can work on further.
If you focus on how to get creative; you will get creative. Here are some tips on how to start focusing on getting creative. It is easier than you think.
Learn some techniques on collecting and harnessing your ideas. Don't let them slip out of your mind. Make an effort to collect them for reference later.