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The Big Book of Brainstorming Games: Quick, Effective Activities That Encourage Out-of-the-Box Thinking, Improve Collaboration, and Spark Great Ideas! by Mike Mulvilhill, Mary Scannell

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11What Seems to Be the Problem?

You can’t wait for inspiration, you have to go after it with a club.

—Jack London

Simply Put

OBJECTIVES

• To draft a concise problem statement

• To create ownership of the goal

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Group Size

Up to 10

Materials

Flip-chart paper; black markers for each person; one red, blue, and green marker; tape

Time

20 minutes

Procedure

Give me a problem well defined and therein lies the solution.

—Robert Louis Stevenson

This is a great way to simplify complex issues. Much like having a clear goal, the more clearly defined the problem, the easier it is for team members to brainstorm a solution. Challenge your group to come up ...

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