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THE BAREFOOT BRAINSTORMING BLOG

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August 8, 2016

Tips For More Creative Ideas – ProfitGuide.com

Marilyn appeared on the Profit Guide to provide insight on how leaders can inspire their teams and companies to find amazingly innovative solutions to their problems.   Marilyn Barefoot learned the technique she now teaches from Tetra Pak—the company, not…

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August 8, 2016

Marilyn Barefoot presenting at CFL Partner Summit

Click to watch: Marilyn Barefoot presenting at CFL Partner Summit

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May 7, 2015

Sensory Igniters in Brainstorming

We all tap into our subconscious and creative minds in different ways – and that’s where the most interesting and innovative ideas often come from! All of us get there differently which is why the most effective brainstorming sessions incorporate…

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May 7, 2015

Tapping into the olfactory thought centre in brainstorming.

When I was young, I was lucky enough to travel with my family for vacations. My mother loved the concept of the Duty Free store … and was a loyal customer!! She loved to try new perfumes … particularly if…

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May 7, 2015

Why ‘small’ is big in brainstorming!

I am very privileged to work with a huge variety of corporations throughout North America, helping them develop big ideas for their businesses. One of the questions I am regularly asked by clients deals with the perfect size for a…

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May 7, 2015

Great brainstorming is based on brain science

Some fast facts about creative thinking and the brain ! 1) The brain doesn’t like trying unknown things. Using highly visual, tactile, and auditory methods makes things more brain friendly because it creates emotional responses within an experiential framework. This…

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May 7, 2015

When Bad Brainstorms Happen to Good People

Recycle your scrap paper. Recycle your ink cartridges. But never recycle your ideas.  The other day, I saw one of those bite-sized polls in the paper conducted by Compas Research about where or when CEOs got their best ideas. According…

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