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Thinkx

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Brainstorming and lateral thinking

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Goal

Creative problem solving

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Materials

  • Access to big boards or wall space
  • since most of the time this model is used to bring something out of the nothing up.

Instructions

Before

Setting: Big boards to collect and display information.

Types of participants: The model is used in groups, businesses, nonprofits as well as by individuals

Pre-Work Required: Only the introduction to the steps

Type of Facilitator-Client Relationship: usually two chair persons lead the rest of the group

During

* 2.1 Step 1: "What's Going On?
* 2.2 Step 2: "What's Success?"
* 2.3 Step 3: "What's the Question?"
* 2.4 Step 4: "Generate Answers"
* 2.5 Step 5: "Forge the Solution"
* 2.6 Step 6: "Align Resources"

After

Usual or Expected Outcomes: Very detailed, the end is usually a resolution.

How success is evaluated: By the endproduct, the resolution

Background

Source: Tim Hurson

Alternative names: Productive Thinking Model

Company Website: http://www.thinkxic.com/about-thinkx/how-it-works/

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  • Could use a process for each step to see the larger patterns or the priorities in that brainstorm

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