Thoughts on Meetings

The Law of Triviality. Briefly stated, it means that the time spent on any item of the agenda will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.

Generating Ideas

Nominal Group Technique For Generating Ideas Anonymously

Purpose: Generate ideas anonymously
Time estimate: 15 or more minutes
Supplies needed: One flip chart and markers, index cards, and writing instrument (all with same color ink)
Suggested group size: 4-15 people

Step #1 Give the group a challenge question. Ask for any clarifying questions. Designate someone to serve as the recorder.

Step #2 Hand out blank index cards [...]