The facilitator role is a key role in brainstorming sessions. A strong facilitator is necessary to bring out ideas and keep the session moving forward and the participants focused. The facilitator does not participate in the session.
The facilitator of brainstorming sessions has the following responsibilities:
Keep the ideas flowing from participants in the session […]
I was facilitating a brainstorming session with a client a few months ago. There were a number of people in the room – 15 in total. While they were all excited about the session, 5 of the participants noted they just weren’t very creative and were unsure how much they would contribute.
This is common! […]
Use brainstorming effectively within your business
Brainstorming is a great tool to increase innovation within your business. Frankly, you can brainstorm on your own to generate ideas; but for the purposes of this post we are going to focus on brainstorming with others.
Follow these tips to create a successful group brainstorming environment:
Set aside […]