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B822 Techniques Library : Bunches of bananas

B822 Techniques Library : Bunches of Bananas

Bringing out the bananas is one approach, otherwise it could be a well placed joke or image.

Lateral thinking techniques are often as much about reducing excessive left-brain attention.

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1) Are there signs of stuckness?
2) Bring out the ‘bunches of bananas’ or some such to help unstick.
3) N.B. just as with a comedian it is just as much about delivery.

As I reflect on an intense three days I co Luce that our tutor threw in many bananas though rarely signalled that he was doing so. I recall at the end of a sequence in which we were creating a mind-map that I wrote in the uninspired ‘KPIs’ to which he added ‘nuts’. Playing some choral music and inviting us to state the language was another. I had heard North American Native, Inuit or Sami and eventually suggested, correctly, that it was

Basque.

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