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THINKing » SCAMMPERR – The Series On Creativity

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Here's a simple index to access our series about the creativity technique known as SCAMMPERR. Give it a try and let us know how it works for you. 

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Put It To Other Uses For Creativity

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"Humans have been doing it for years: taking one thing and putting it to another use. George Washington Carver, for instance, took the lowly peanut and re-purposed it into 300 other products. Consider 3M, which was trying to develop an adhesive that was not very sticky for use on bulletin boards. That never caught on, but a 3M chemist had the insight to use it on note paper and Post-Its were born."

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Adapt It For Creativity

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This is the third post in a series on a creativity exercise called SCAMMPERR, an acronym that stands for substitute, combine, adapt,  magnify, modify, put it to other uses, eliminate, rearrange, reverse. We’ve covered substitute and combine, now let’s move on to adapt.

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SCAMMPERR For Creativity

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Everything new is a modification of something existing, according to Michael Michalko, developer of a brainstorming tool called Thinkpak. I can’t disagree with his assessment. Thinkpak uses t...

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THINKing » Rearrange It For Creativity

THINKing » Rearrange It For Creativity | Serious Play | Scoop.it

When it comes down to it, creativity is really about rearranging what we know to form something we didn't know. You can rearrange letters or words to spark a new thought. For instance instead of saying how can we sell more bottles, you might ask how can we bottle more sales. Does this make you look at the problem a little differently?

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The last post of the SCAMMPERR For Creativity series. There are links to the complete series in the article.

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Magnify It For Creativity

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In the minds of many, bigger is better. So, we move today to using the element of magnification for our creativity boost. 

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Combine It For Creativity

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This is the second in a series on a creativity exercise called SCAMMPERR, an acronym that stands for substitute, combine, adapt, magnify, modify, put it to other uses, eliminate, rearrange, reverse...

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