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The Big Book of Brainstorming Games: Quick, Effective Activities That Encourage Out-of-the-Box Thinking, Improve Collaboration, and Spark Great Ideas! by Mike Mulvilhill, Mary Scannell

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10Things Look Different from Here

A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.

—Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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OBJECTIVES

• To look at things differently

• To build creative problem-solving muscles

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Group Size

Any

Materials

Puzzle #1 and Puzzle #2 handouts (cut apart to separate), pens or pencils

Time

15 minutes

Procedure

It is often said that creativity is like a muscle. Practice creativity a lot and you become better and stronger at coming up with ideas. Don’t practice and your ability to generate ideas decreases.

Give group members the Puzzle #1 handout ...

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