This is an extended version of the two words technique (see Tool 23).
Create a table of five or six columns and rows. Think about the problem to be solved and, as you begin to associate words or ideas with the problem, write them in the table cells, one per cell, in any sequence. Now combine ideas randomly from the table, and new and creative solutions to the problem will begin to emerge.
You are overwhelmed with work at the moment. Your boss assures that you that the situation is temporary and that, as soon as a new ...