extreme brainstorming

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Not all brainstorming is greenfield, pie in the sky, and anything goes. Sometimes you get a square peg in round hole situation. This is what I refer to as extreme brainstorming. These sessions assess your skills as a […]
idea fusion innovative brainstorming

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Have you ever has a brainstorming session where the ideas were okay, but nothing really wowed you?Or have you ever felt the ideas out of your session have been done before?Finally, did you ever wish you pushed the […]
executive brainstorming

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Executive brainstorming can be the most challenging sessions you could ever lead. These sessions can also can be the most rewarding. Linda Taylor, the Managing Partner from Executive Rhythm. joins me on this podcast to discuss her experience […]
method acting inspired brainstorming

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There are many ways to inspire people prior to brainstorming. In my experience, one of the most effective ways is a Da Vinci method called the Mimic. The Mimic requires participants to walk in the shoes of people […]

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If you could invite seven people, living or dead, to a brainstorming session, who would you choose? For me, Leonardo da Vinci is at the top of the list. Others on my brainstorming dream team would include Lady […]
rudderless brainstorming

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Awhile back, I was on a podcast and asked the question: what is bad brainstorming? My reply was rudderless brainstorming. You see, bad brainstorming can feel like you are on a boat going at top speed in circles. […]
Zoom Storming

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Zoom Storming is a collaboration challenge. The pandemic has disrupted business and it will never be the same. Many companies have transitioned from a traditional office environment to allowing employees to work from home and hiring people across […]
Brainstorming with Introverts

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A question I am asked regularly is: How do you engage introverts within a brainstorming session?. So, I thought it would be a great topic for my first Brainstorming with Da Vinci podcast. In this episode, I discuss […]