The creative process






identification recognising the problem

preparation understanding the problem

incubation allowing subconscious thought - "sleeping on it"

illumination sudden emergence of the idea - AHA!

verification verifying and testing the idea

The idea cycle

Are your ideas CLEAR?

C Connected to what I do How is this relevant?
L List of next steps What should I do?
E Expectations What does success look like?
A Ability What tools and support do I need?
R Return WIFM: What's in it for me? For us?


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Check what in the above the process improvement group has control of the above using TPN analysis