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This variation of brainstorming implies little verbal intervention between the members of the group and thus limits the influence of stronger personalities. Many of us encountered in brainstorming sessions people who seemed to monopolize the discussion. When this happens, reconciliation is in the hand of the facilitator.
To avoid having the discussion hijacked by a handful of people, the Round-Robin brainstorming method was invented. How does it work?
All team members sit around a table. Each has an index card to record ideas on their own individual card. This is the start. Continue reading →
This is the second and last part of our Reverse Brainstorming series. Previously we went through the initial preparation, getting the participants accustomed with the process, contributing to the atmosphere and actually doing some work. The fun part. Now, we have to make something out of all these ideas. Buckle up, we go! Continue reading →