Sunday, April 08, 2007

5 Great Tools for Generating Ideas

Having trouble coming up with ideas for your latest project? Here is a list of resources that are helpful for generating ideas, or coming up with creative new solutions to problems.

This is a classic little book on spurring creativity. This is also the author of A Kick in the Seat of the Pants

An illustrated deck of 64 creative thinking strategies. You might also be interested in Innovative Whack Pack

Learn to think like one of the most creative minds of all time! They also publish a workbook for this called The How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci Workbook: Your Personal Companion to How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci

Though he was never a good student, Einstein was wildly creative in his approach to problem-solving. He once said that creativity is more important than knowledge.

This is a physical object you interact with to create ideas. I'm not entirely sure how you use it, but it is such a different approach to creativity I can't help but believe it would help you come up with ideas.

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