Why this topic matters
Creative problem solving is hard because human brains tend to get set in particular ways of thinking. But there are ways to force-break your those patterns and inspire novel ideas.
What participants will do together
- Review how functional fixedness impedes creativity
- Practice breaking functional fixedness using two techniques: subtraction and task unification
- Apply these techniques to rapid-fire scenarios
- Exchange feedback, reflections, and plans to apply it in real life