Tag : Brainstorming

Tips and Techniques To Tap Your Creativity

  Advertising legend George Lois said “Creativity can solve almost any problem.” But mining that well of originality underneath all our habits, patterns and preconceived notions is tricky. How can we consistently see beyond the obvious, think more resourcefully, and find new possibilities waiting to be discovered? The following tips can help nurture your natural creativity and respond more effectively to almost any challenge. Open yourself to the new. Check out a museum exhibit, take…

Making Meetings Matter

Few words in the business world have as polarizing an effect as meetings. When planned purposefully and run efficiently they can be a catalyst for setting priorities, solving problems and brainstorming ideas that create breakthroughs in the pursuit of important goals. When planned and run poorly, they become a black hole of lost time that undercuts productivity and morale. To make sure your meetings result in actionable insights that signify time well spent, consider putting…

Getting In The Great Idea Groove

In creative professions like advertising and marketing, the ability to generate fresh ideas is an essential skill. In fact, in most businesses and professions, idea production is an important ingredient in overcoming obstacles, solving problems and capitalizing on opportunities. Fortunately, you don’t have to possess the visionary mind of a Steve Jobs to ignite creative sparks that can lead to better ways of accomplishing goals. Follow these proven idea-inducing tips and techniques, and watch your…