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The Importance of Brainstorming
Coming up with a brilliant idea is an important aspect towards the pursuit of innovation and creativity. Ideas are the initial “building blocks” towards the progress of one’s nation. It is essential in every aspect in life, be through education, politics, technology, business to name a few.
Because of brilliant ideas that came to fruition, the world has become a better place. As remarkable things invented by creative individuals such as the telephone, television, cars, tablet computers and the internet. These are also been the main foundation of businesses and entrepreneurial ventures such as e-commerce and blogging.
But how can you actually come up with a brilliant idea? Enter the art of brainstorming.
Basically, this process is usually applied by group of members in a team. It could either be in a company or an association were members are opting to give suggestions and new insights towards the development of a specific endeavor or project. Those suggestions will be listed on a data sheet for further assessment and study.
A lot of times, those suggestions could be initially be illogical, crazy, irrational or ‘out of this world’. When you are in a process of brainstorming, don’t be afraid to play around or look silly. It’s actually natural, that’s the main essence of getting ‘outside the box’.The initial stage of brainstorming is only limited with your imagination. The call of innovation and creativity means ‘going against the flow’, to not conform to the ordinary, conventional and mediocrity.
Those raw ideas has that has been produced initially has no guarantee of it’s effectiveness and efficiency. However, by producing 1000 ideas, you can rule out what will work best by the process of elimination, that where the stage of analysis and logic takes place. And eventually, you will come up with one or more brilliant idea. Basically, that's how the process of brainstorming works.
But generating brilliant ideas through brainstorming is just the initial step towards the creative process. The brilliant idea you have produced will come into waste if you didn't find a way to materialize it and make it come ‘alive’.
Just as idea generation through brainstorming is important, so is the implementation of that idea. It is the ultimate goal for the creative process to come into fruition.