Be Open

Acknowledge that you do not know the answer. Be open to answers that are not in your current thinking.

Creative Mindsets image

These mindsets can encourage you to think in new creative ways when coming up with innovative ideas.

More Tools

Brainstorming Cards

A collection of 52 cards to help you brainstorm and come up with new ideas. Adapted from the Board of Innovation

Forced Analogy Cards

A set of 40 cards with pictures of different objects to help go through a forced analogy exercise.

Point of View template

Create an actionable problem statement to generate ideas. This tool can be useful in a challenge statement.