This free energiser is useful to highlight principles of innovation, creativity and development of ideas. It helps to enforce they idea that you don’t always have to come up with a ‘light bulb’ moment and that further ideas can be generated from an existing idea.
Training course contents:
A set of instructions for the training energiser, ‘Word Generator’ can be downloaded for free from the link at the bottom of this page, or you can follow the notes below.
Flipchart and pen.
Write one word on the top of the flipchart and ask participants to create a new word from the original by changing or adding a maximum of two words. Once they have done this, ask them to do the same with the new word until you run out of space on the flipchart paper. For example:
Open a discussion about how easy it is to adapt existing ideas to create new ideas and see where the conversation takes you!
This energiser is helpful for creativity training or sessions where you need to develop ideas.