5 Tips to Actually Make Group Brainstorming Effective

Group brainstorming

Two (or more) heads are better than one, right? Not necessarily. Turns out, when it comes to group brainstorming, there are a lot of factors that contribute to your efforts being a total success — or a complete failure. While it may seem beneficial to generate ideas with a variety of folks, group brainstorming actually could be hindering your creative process, especially if it isn’t managed properly. Read on to see how you can make the most of the process without losing valuable time or ideas!

While bringing folks together to generate ideas may seem easy, group brainstorming can be a surprisingly difficult task. It’s easy for people to get distracted, intimidated or just plain nervous about speaking up. Nonetheless, it’s still possible to make a group brainstorming session a success. Just follow the advice above and you’ll soon be churning out ideas smoothly!

Do you have any advice for group brainstorming? Let us know in the comments!

Andrea Kinnison

Andrea Kinnison is a writer, photographer and Content Strategist in Austin, Texas. She enjoys going running and eating breakfast tacos, but not doing both at once.