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30 Ways to Inspire Divergent Thinking -informED

As noted above, divergent thinking can be used as a tool to unlock the collaborative power of a team. It can also be an inspirational and creativity tool, similar to brainstorming. This article lists 30 ways to inspire divergent thinking, based on research done by Cornell University, University of Auckland, and Kalyani University. It also provides brief examples of each technique, and how to use in an inspirational fashion.