Generating Impactful Ideas to Deadlines

Develop a creative toolkit for producing powerful ideas

For: Creative professionals who have to produce ideas on demand

Level: Beginner to intermediate

Time:  ½ day (face-to-face or virtual courses)

Creative jobs have a reputation of being glamorous and fun. But the truth is they’re often difficult and demanding.

Creatives need ways to generate ideas and meet their deadlines without draining themselves dry.

On Generating Impactful Ideas to Deadlines, your team will explore what it takes to be a creative professional.

They’ll learn about techniques and tools they can use to generate powerful ideas. They’ll learn approaches for tackling tough challenges so they can get the job done on time in a sustainable way.

This course will be tailored to your organisation. We’ll use exercises based on your real work so that the course is relevant and practical for your team.

Your team will be able to:

  • Supercharge their personal creativity with new approaches
  • Generate exciting new ideas that will benefit you and your clients
  • Take appropriate creative risks without ‘betting the farm’

Content for Generating Impactful Ideas to Deadlines

Your course will be designed to meet your team’s specific needs. It will draw upon creativity techniques such as:

  • Developing a creative ritual for focus
  • Using random stimuli to prompt new approaches
  • Combining the familiar with the novel to produce something new
  • Briefing their subconscious to keep working on a problem while they do something else
  • Defining their favoured creative approach, then mixing things up
  • Designing experiments so they can take safe risks
  • Looking for opportunities in disguise
  • Becoming a consumer and connoisseur of other people’s creative works
  • Generating a third alternative to avoid ‘either-or’ thinking
  • Developing the skill of being lucky
  • Carving out time to be creative
  • Refreshing their creative powers with rest and relaxation

Learning options for Generating Impactful Ideas to Deadlines

  • Training only
  • Combine with reviews of your people’s creative work
  • Combine with coaching for individual team members
  • Combine with a consulting project to develop common standards, processes and tools for your organisation’s creative work

My training is based on my 20 years’ experience as a business writer and communications professional.

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I’m based in London and work with clients
across the UK and internationally.

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If you’d like to have a chat about Generating Impactful Ideas to Deadlines for your team, please send me a message.