Inspire endless “aha!” moments
What are brainstorming techniques? Brainstorming techniques are best practices for getting the highest-quality ideas out of a brainstorming session.
You’ve put a brainstorming session on the calendar and you’re ready for the brilliant ideas to start rolling in.
But here’s the thing: you can’t assume that you’ll simply gather everybody in a room and watch the magic happen.
An effective brainstorming session needs more than just a bunch of brains — it needs structure. That means you should come prepared with some prompts and exercises to kick off the idea generation process.
Below are a variety of brainstorming techniques in four different categories, so you can help everybody pull out their best ideas and make the most of your time together.
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