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The Workshop Book by Pamela Hamilton

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CHAPTER THIRTEEN

Creating quick ideas

Use for: creating a set of quick ideas in a short space of time

If you don’t have a lot of time to prepare, or you plan on running a very quick session, you can design a basic workshop plan and lead it well to get quality ideas. Quick ideas sessions can be fun because you don’t have any of the challenges of a long workshop, such as keeping the energy up or stopping people getting bored. Even for a quick session, however, you will still need to invest some time in preparation.

The workshop objective: to create quick, quality ideas in a short space of time

The key to a quick ideas session is to use most of the time for creative (divergent) thinking and do evaluative (convergent) thinking afterwards. ...

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