Finding Hidden Ideas By Using Five Hats


Segment 1: Five Hats Method To Finding Hidden Ideas

  • Get out of the rut of how you look/evaluate/organize your ideas
  • Use the “Five Hats” approach
    • Alphabetical
    • Time
    • Location
    • Continuum
    • Category
  • Look for …
    • Non-obvious patterns
    • Strange combinations of ideas appearing next to each other

Segment 2: Killer Question Of The Week

“What are the assumptions under which my industry operates?”

  1. Define the assumptions
  2. Apply the Five Hats
  3. Come up with 5 new ideas for each of the Five Hats


Segment 3:  Closing Thought

“Creativity can solve almost any problem.  The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything”  George Lois

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