Don’t Drink from the Firehose

Do you ever feel overwhelmed?

Have you heard the phrase “don’t drink from the firehose?”

Let’s talk about creativity and finding creative solutions.

When it comes to brainstorming and generating ideas, this suggestion can be looked at in a couple of different ways:

1.Don’t let the task at hand overwhelm you

  • Remember your purpose
  • Keep track of ideas: the good ones, and the rest, too
  • If the project or task seems overwhelming, break it into more manageable parts

2. Don’t let your own creativity overwhelm you

  • Remember your purpose
  • Get feedback about your ideas
  • Avoid groupthink
  • Step into the role of your customer and client dealing with or living with your idea

What do you think?