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ON BECOMING A MASTERFUL BRAINSTORM FACILITATOR
Thanks for your dynamic participation in Idea Champions Conducting Genius Brainstorm Facilitation training on 4/13/16. You are on your way! Below is a selection of short videos and articles that will remind you of some of the ground we covered and also introduce you to some other, related topics we did not cover -- all designed to keep you on top of your game. Enjoy!

Videos
LCS (likes, concerns, and suggestions)
Asking for permission to facilitate
Framing the right question
The three phases of a brainstorm session
On being an idea champion
Making the most of offline ideas
Allow more time to be creative


Articles
Facilitative presence
Get the right question
How Einstein solved problems
Facilitating effective brainstorming sessions
The 8 dimensions of a brainstorming session
Go beyond your pet ideas
100 quotes on what it really takes to innovate
Why leaders shouldn't lead brainstorming sessions
When dogs spark big ideas
14 ways to get breakthrough ideas
10 ways to help left brainers tap into their creativity

Top News & Offerings
MitchDitkoff.com
Click here for the simplest, most direct way, to learn more about Idea Champions' semi-fearless leader, Mitch Ditkoff. Info on his keynotes, workshops, conferences, and more.
Storytelling for the Revolution
Storytelling for the Revolution is Mitch Ditkoff's newly published book about the power of personal storytelling to elevate the conversation on planet Earth. Provocative. Evocative. And fun. YOU have stories to tell. This book will help you tell them.
Storytelling at Work
"The world is not made of atoms," wrote the poet, Muriel Rukeyser. "It's made of stories." Learn how to discover, honor, and unpack the stories of yours that show up "on the job" in Mitch Ditkoff's award-winning 2015 book, Storytelling at Work.
Top 5 Speaker
Mitch Ditkoff, the Co-Founder and President of Idea Champions, has recently been voted a top 5 speaker in the field of innovation and creativity by Speakers Platform, a leading speaker's bureau.
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Workshops & Trainings
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Brainstorm Facilitation
High impact certification training that teaches committed change agents how to lead groundbreaking ideation sessions
Cultivating Innovation
Your "best and brightest" are the future leaders of your company, but unless they know how to foster a culture of innovation, their impact will be limited. A one-day workshop with us is all they need to begin this journey.
Our Blog Cabin
Our Heart of Innovation blog is a daily destination for movers and shakers everywhere — gleefully produced by our President, Mitch Ditkoff, voted "best innovation blogger in the world" two years running.
Team Innovation
Innovation is a team sport. Brilliant ideas go nowhere unless your people are aligned, collaborative, and team-oriented. That doesn't happen automatically, however. It takes intention, clarity, selflessness, and a new way of operating.
Awake at the Wheel, Book about big ideas If you're looking for a powerful way to jump start innovation and get your creative juices flowing, Awake at the Wheel is for you. Written by Mitch Ditkoff, Co-Founder and President of Idea Champions.
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