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Backcasting

Backcasting is an approach to planning innovation that is based on moving backwards from the vision to the …

Blindspotting

This is a creativity technique that reveals aspects that can easily slip your attention.

Business Model Canvas

The Business Model Canvas is a template for developing new or existing business models. It is a visual …

Carousel

This is a facilitation method that serves to deepen the ideas or understanding of a certain issue by …

Case Clinic

Case Clinics guide a team or a group of peers through a process in which a case giver …

Coaching Dialogue

In Coaching Dialogue, your partner asks you questions. By answering these questions you form a strategy of implementing …

Creative Uncommons

The Creative Uncommons is a fun exercise that generates a pool of ideas that can be used to …

Dare to Ask

This method is about opening up and daring to ask any kind of questions concerning your project/enterprise. You …

Dialogue Interview

Dialogue interviews engage the interviewee in a reflective and generative conversation. This tool can be used to prepare …

Directions Practice

A contemplative movement exercise inspired by the Cherokee prayer dance called the Dance of the Directions and by …

Disney Method

A cyclic creative process in 3-4 phases to dream up new ideas, make them realistic and evaluate them …

Dressed in White

An experiencial exercise to overcome self-limitations and discover new sides and habits of oneself. Especially suitable if you …

Dyade

The Dyade is a very structured conversation between two persons using pre-defined questions. The same questions are asked …

Dynamic Meditation

This meditation is a fast and thorough way to break old patterns in the body memory that keep …

Empathic Interview

In order to really understand a situation including the thoughts, needs, problems and hopes of the people you …

Eureka Footbath

A multi sensual process in 6 steps to generate good ideas with ease. This process emphasizes the value …

Evolution lines

This is a multisensual facilitation method that helps you understand complex patterns in a process flow. It helps …

Eye Gazing Portraits

In groups of three, participants draw each other’s eyes without looking at the paper.

Gratitude Circle

Participants share specific appreciations and gratitude for other participants in the group. This practice can seriously transform the …

Guided Journaling

Guided journaling leads participants through a self-reflective process. This practice allows participants to access deeper levels of (self)knowledge, …

Highlights Reel

The act of group remembering, looking back over a just-completed workshop or project, can be a bonding way …

Intention Setting

When people set intentions at the beginning of a session, day, workshop, or project, powerful potential is unleashed. …

Intro Circle

At the first meal that the group is together, each person says something about themselves (usually name, place …

Jar with Inspirational Quotes

Jar or box contains a collection of daily inspirational quotes. The quotes are printed on hand rolled, hand …

Job Shadowing

Shadowing means that a person accompanies someone for a defined period of time to observe him/her during work …

Lectio Divina

A step-by-step creative process adapted from ancient monastic practices for deepening your relationship with a particular text.

Letter to Myself

This is an incredible exercise to do no matter how old you are. Writing a letter to yourself …

Life Share

Each participant tells their life story to the rest of the group in 15 minutes or less.

Life Wheel

The Wheel is a simple but powerful tool designed to help you get a graphical representation of the …

Metaphoric Cards

Cards stimulate creativity and communication. They can be used as a co-creative, co-operative game designed to enhance communications, …

Metaplan

This technique from Wolfgang and Eberhard Schnelle can be used as a facilitation method for groups and as …

Metta

This flexible non-religious guided meditation can be a powerful attitude changer, sending well wishes to all beings.

Money Game

The object of the money exercise is to create an experiential field for people to observe themselves and …

Open Sentences

“Open Sentences” is an easy-to-lead interactive process in pairs. It is a structure for spontaneous expression and attentive …

Osborn’s Checklist

A classic, effective ideation technique, best used if you already have something to build on: a situation, product, …

Perspective Carousel

This fun and contemplative ideation technique helps generate ideas with depth. The Perspective Carousel is a holistic ideation …

Project Tree

The project tree is a method to structure an innovation project, get a good overview and clarify it …

Prototyping

Prototyping translates an idea or a concept into experimental action. It is a way to create a microcosm …

Pyramid Lite

The Pyramid Lite is a way to accelerate planning for sustainable development, guiding your group through discussion exercises, …

Reflection Fishbowl

After a program, course, or project, the organizing team can use this method to reflect on each person’s …

Sensing Journeys

Sensing Journeys pull participants out of their daily routine and allow them to experience the challenge through the …

Soft Shoe Shuffle

Soft shoe shuffle is a group conversation in motion. It is an effective and energizing method for -sharing …

Stakeholder Interviews

Stakeholder Interviews are conducted by practitioners with their key stakeholders. The interviews allow you to step into the …

System map

This method uses systems analysis and systems thinking approach to improve a group’s understanding of the relationships between …

Systemic Consensus

Systemic Consensus is a way of joint decision making. Its is a creative process for finding the greatest …

Tinspiration

Tinspirations are little tins or boxes that stimulate your creativity in a problemĀ­solving or ideation process. Tinspirations are …

Tonglen Meditation

Tonglen is a powerful meditation practice central to Tibetan Buddhism. In this practice, one visualizes taking into oneself …

Upside Down Technique

A classic, easy and effective creativity technique that helps you think outside the box.

Vision Map

Drawing, painting and writing a vision/idea landscape on a big map using the analogies of geography and topology …

Wellbeing Meditation Technique

This technique has the power to completely and totally relax your mind and body while energising it, leaving …