This step is aimed at making room for creatively exploring what kinds of solutions, conventional or not, might meet the criteria indicated and answer the key question.
- Have the discussion leader explain the brainstorming exercise.
- Invite members to provide possible ways of answering the question. List these on a flip chart.
Tips for Success
- Do not evaluate options – simply list them. Just because an option is named at this stage does not mean that it will be followed up.
- If anyone challenges an option or offers critical feedback, acknowledge the challenge but don’t engage it; ask that this evaluation be held until the next step.
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