Creative thinking isn’t something reserved for a few special geniuses. It’s a skill – or a way of operating – that we can all learn.
This presentation looks at three different “ways of operating” that increase your chances of coming up with new ideas.
- Divergent thinking; coming up with lots of possible options, rather than looking straight away for the “right” idea.
- Lateral thinking: breaking the rules just to see what happens.
- Development thinking: how to give new ideas the space to grow.
This is the presentation I used, which also covers advice on telling stories on social media.
And here are links to the individual techniques we used: