Group Brainstorming Techniques

Adriana Girdler

Types of Brainstorming that Work! Getting yourself to start brainstorming can be hard enough on its own… So, how do you get a WHOLE TEAM …

Types of Brainstorming that Work!

Getting yourself to start brainstorming can be hard enough on its own… So, how do you get a WHOLE TEAM of people brainstorming in a way that is EFFECTIVE and PRODUCTIVE?

Brainstorming sessions are some of my favourite types of meetings to facilitate because they can be made fast-paced, engaging, and really help promote and improve teamwork and effective collaboration. I’ve facilitated more brainstorming sessions than I can count, and I’ve narrowed down a few techniques that seem to do the trick every time.

But effective brainstorming isn’t all about having the right techniques and exercises to use with your team. It’s about setting your session up for success, ensuring the right things are in place BEFORE you start your session, and then getting your team warmed up to truly being HONEST about their ideas and not holding back.
The best ideas come about when everyone is COMFORTABLE, ENGAGED, and FOCUSED. But, how do you cultivate this type of environment?
If your team has struggled with effective brainstorming, THESE techniques and tips will get them in the groove!

In today’s video, we’ll cover:
• Everything you need to do BEFORE you start your brainstorming session
• WHO to invite to your brainstorming session
• How to get AS MANY IDEAS as possible from participants
• Who should FACILITATE your brainstorming session
• How to get your team thinking OUT OF THE BOX
• 3 brainstorming TECHNIQUES/ACTIVITIES that work for me, every time!

If you’re ready to get your team brainstorming with these tips and techniques, I I would love nothing more than to share them with you. So, follow me over to YouTube and let’s get you and your team productively brainstorming so that you can see great business success!

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Adriana Girdler is a project manager, productivity specialist, entrepreneur, professional speaker, facilitator, visioning wizard, and author. As President of CornerStone Dynamics, Adriana is one of Canada’s prominent business productivity and project management specialists—helping both individuals and businesses do what they do, only better. She is a certified master black belt lean six sigma with over 20 years’ experience improving how companies work.

She also holds both PMP (project management professional) and CET (certified engineering technologist) designations. She’s a Tedx speaker, as well as a HuffPost and Thrive Global contributor. She has been interviewed on Global, CBC, CTV, CHCH, 680News Radio, Newstalk 1010, Sirius XM and published in the Globe and Mail and numerous industry magazines. WANT ADRIANA'S FREE ONLINE TRAINING? In 45 min, learn Adriana's 5 project management secrets she use on EVERY project. Sign up for the Free Webinar here: THE FAB FIVE FUNDAMENTALS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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