If you’re looking for a simple, easy to use brainstorming technique, SCAMPER SCAMPER is all that and much more. In this blog post, I explain how to use it and also provide you with two free resources you can use to get the most out of this powerful creative thinking technique.
Attention writers: Does your brain frequently serve up ideas, any time, anywhere? Have you already captured thousands of ideas and inspirations? Are they scattered in notebooks, documents or an Evernote database full of thousands of ideas? Do you need a way to organize and evaluate your ideas, to identify those you should write about? This […]
Attention creatives: Does your brain frequently serve up ideas, any time, anywhere? Have you already captured thousands of ideas and inspirations? Are they scattered in notebooks, documents or an Evernote database full of thousands of ideas? Do you need a way to organize and evaluate your ideas, to identify those you should implement? This is […]
Evernote is a powerful tool for capturing your ideas and inspirations. But what you may not realize is that it provides you with at least 14 ways to do so.
Why you need a process to get the greatest value out of the ideas you store in Evernote Most people just “dump and run” when using Evernote. They quickly capture their ideas in Evernote but then don’t return to do anything with them. My friend Phil Gerbyshak has dubbed this the “garbage pile” approach to […]
Evernote is the cornerstone of a simple, effective personal ideation system. Here’s why. If you are a knowledge worker or a creative person, ideas are the lifeblood of your day-to-day work. Your ability to manage them efficiently is critically important. That’s why you need to take great care in selecting the tools you will use […]
Grab These 2 Powerful Creativity Resources to Accelerate Your Advancement What are your career goals for 2017? Now is the time to think BIG! After a long, slow recovery, businesses are finally beginning to see the light of an upturn. Technology continues its ever-quickening march. And accelerating change means you need to ensure that the […]
Over the years I have regarded Evernote as the ideal idea capture tool. But it was only when I started to dig deeper that I realized how its design and features enable it to support the entire PROCESS of creativity, from investigation and ideation to evaluation and implementation. It’s truly an end-to-end personal brainstorming system! That’s […]
One of the characteristics that makes us creative as human is our brain’s ability to associate one idea or concept with another. This power of association has been responsible for many creative breakthroughs throughout history. That’s why using words as stimuli is a great way to come up with divergent ideas. One of the most […]
One of the best creativity books of the last decade is Zig Zag: The Surprising Path to Greater Creativity by Dr. Keith Sawyer. That’s why I was very excited to hear that he has developed a creativity card deck based on his excellent book. The Zig Zag creativity card deck contains 48 techniques and four […]