7 Unique Brainstorming Techniques

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Load Up the Company Van

Karen Littman, writer, producer, and founder of educational computer game designer Morphonix, says that when she wants to help her employees be more creative, she takes them out of the office. "If possible, don't put people around the conference table," Littman said. "Twice a year we rent a beach house. I think being out of the office jump starts your creativity and gets you out of your left brain." Employees and their bosses both tend to adopt certain attitudes in the office. Changing location may help both groups discard their more dronish tendencies, and encourage creativity.