Solo Ideation

by Anthony Hobday

Introduction

Mindsets

  1. Everything is a remix
  2. Functional fixedness is a problem
  3. Impossible is not a problem
  4. Judgement free
  5. Mechanics over inspiration
  6. Perspective is powerful
  7. Quantity over quality

Methods

  1. Abstract the problem
  2. Analogy
  3. Challenge assumptions
  4. Come back later
  5. Competitor analysis
  6. Crazy 8s
  7. How would they do it?
  8. Mind mapping
  9. Mission impossible
  10. Pattern knowledge
  11. Provocation
  12. Random word
  13. Reverse thinking
  14. Sketching
  15. Storyboarding

Sources