1. Restate the problem or outcome as a series of “How To’s”; select the most promising one; ask: “In how many ways can we …?”.
  2. Each person is given six 5″x3” cards (or Post-it Notes): five white and one pink.
    Ideas are written on the cards, one idea per card. The pink cards are for wacky and outrageous ideas.
  3. Group members announce what is written on their cards. Cards are clustered as themes emerge.
  4. The ideas presented (especially the “pink” ones) can be used to trigger further ideas.
  5. Colored stickers can then be Career Excursion used to score and prioritize ideas.