Creativity Resourcefulness--using what you have to get the job done. In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1 Fantasy remains a human right: we make in our measure and in our derivative mode, because we are made: and not only made, but made in the image and likeness of a Maker. We are most like God when we are creating When we are creating we are reflecting the image of God in us. Management Take-aways: 1. We must not stigmatize mistakes. 2. We need to be vigilent in examining the ways our systems stifle creativity. Everyone's Take-aways: 1. Take a risk. If you are not prepared to be wrong you will never come up with anything new. Topic clarify what your team expects to accomplish in this session Purpose of Session Non-Purpose of Session what we are not trying to accomplish during this project or session Overall
Project Purpose Why are we working on this?
What do we want to happen as a result of our work together?
What do we expect to accomplish? Background Information relevant to the topic at hand. Headers Thought provoking questions that stimulate idea generation. Design Explore Focus During exploration, your group suspends judgment to explore, uncover, discover, and generate ideas to address your issue. These ideas will later be analyzed, evaluated, and organized into your action plan. During your focus phase, your group analyzes, merges, and selects ideas addressing your issue Break Focus I. We create because we are created in the image of the creator. Creativity II. Creative Process A. Start with the right people 1. The right people are the
foundation of a successful creative
process. 2. Everyone is creative, but not everyone
should be part of a creative meeting. 3. It’s less about creativity and more about
positivity. 4. Visionaries B. Separate generation of ideas from evaluation C. Create Rules of Engagement 1. Don’t kill a bad idea too soon.
2. Anyone can say no, but you’re not allowed to unless
you have another idea.
3. You gotta wear your “big boy pants”
4. Sometimes it’s better to just listen
5. You have permission to fail.
6. Within the boundaries, nothing is off limits.
7. “If it ain’t coming, don’t force it.”
8. When you’re stuck, change chairs.
9. Wait for the “it” idea.
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