Presentation on theme: "CREATIVE BRAINSTORMING CNIC FFR TRAINING BRANCH N947."— Presentation transcript:
CREATIVE BRAINSTORMING CNIC FFR TRAINING BRANCH N947
BASIC GUIDELINES Do not allow judgment of an idea during brainstorming Include ALL ideas presented Encourage piggy-backing on ideas
BASIC GUIDELINES (cont..) Set and keep to a time limit. Ensure all ideas are valued. Have a specific goal identified. Keep the session relaxed.
BRAINSTORM FOR RECREATION IDEAS - Ready Step 1. Decide/Schedule logistics Include: – Date – Start time – Stop time – Location – Goal – Attendees
BRAINSTORM FOR RECREATION IDEAS – Ready (Cont..) Step 2: – Notify attendees for brainstorming session via: Memorandum Letter Telephone call E-mail
GET SET - BRAINSTORM FOR RECREATION IDEAS Step 3: – Gather any materials needed Easel and flip chart paper Post-it Notes Markers Refreshments Pads and pencils for doodling Kinesthetic toys
GET SET (cont.) BRAINSTORM FOR RECREATION IDEAS Step 4 – Set up the room/area you are using. Arrange seating in a horseshoe shape Ensure clear view of everyone including moderator Check heating/cooling for comfort zone Post ground rules
“GO” Be early and ready to greet participants. Thank participants and give short introduction to explain purpose and procedure. Explain the ground rules.
“KEEP GOING” Loosen The Gray Matter Exercise the thinking process with a quick 3 minute brainstorming warm up. Select a subject like: “Other uses for an old computer” or “Improvements to a coffee mug”
Go – Start The Ideas Rolling Open the session with an idea of your own or one volunteered Write everything down as it is spoken Ask for more ideas Suggest piggy backs Program Ideas Block Party/BBQ Bike races Talent Show Movie nights Poker tourney Polar Bear Swim
Start The Pre-Planning Inform the group of the next steps: Review the list for do-ability. Finalize the list for appropriateness. Forward final list to attendees for responses. Get a group together to help plan the events or actions selected.
End The Session Thank all participants for their time and efforts. Follow up with a “thank you” note. Capture all the information before taking down flip charts Clean and clear the area and re-set room as required.