3 Things To Spark A Group's Creativity

Most groups have more creative capacity than they demonstrate. It is a mistake to assume that a group that doesn't seem to generating a lot of creative ideas can't.  Here are three things I do to evoke and stimulate creative capacity in groups. 

  • Invite them to consider what they think would be "impossible."
  • Invite them to grow their list of possibilities beyond the obvious.
  • Invite them to take a walk with a new question they're unprepared to answer.

Each strategy kick starts different ideas. Each gives people permission to go beyond the known, the reasonable and expected.