Jumpstart Development by giving the top idea a name.

The Development Step gets a jumpstart when the facilitator begins by engaging the resource group in naming the campaign. Making a quick list of names and asking the client to choose one can help participants offer ideas with relevant communication tools and cohesive messaging. View Post

Idea generation is not a race!

Specific ideas have a much higher chance of becoming reality than vague ones. You can involve the resource group in giving you just enough detail in each idea to make them specific and clear. View Post

Tap into the power of "Yes, And"

Go beyond the rules for “How to Make a List” to keep judgment in check. Apply the “Yes, And” improv technique as an energizer to encourage building on ideas rather than evaluating them. View Post

Whenever you make a list, make a choice!

If you want to make sure that some action is taken on your list of ideas, budget enough time to make choices. In this tip, learn techniques to make choices every time you help a resource group make a list. View Post