That’s why you need to plan carefully.
Coming armed with a bagful of tricks doesn’t hurt either.
Today I came across a technique that is meant to increase meeting innovation and creativity. It also provides a way to safely and constructively challenge ideas. Who doesn’t need more of these?
It’s a simple technique that involves playing cards that display either a joker or a devil. The link provides you with all the details.
I haven’t yet given it a try, but think I will the next time I run into a group struggling with creativity and/or candor.
Have you tried anything like this?