For those of you who frequently use my website to look for useful tools in communications and creativity, I’ve added here links to posts specific to tools I recommend in strategic planning or creative ideation.
Psychometric Assessments: This page gives a quick overview of some of the world’s most well-known psychometric tools.
The Johari Window: A tool to help people understand both their self-perception and the perception others have of them.
Force Field Analysis: This is my preferred tool to organise information to extract its insight.
Communications Planning: Six steps to planning a communications strategy.
Categories of Questions: Here are the ten most common categories for deciding questions in advance.
SMART Objectives: A quick review of Peter Drucker’s famous anagram.
Mood Boards: Long a favourite of professional designers, mood boards are also superb ways to start and (re-) energise brainstorms.
Creative Brief: The basics of how to compile a creative brief.
How to Write A Brainstorm Agenda: How to plan and organise a brainstorm in advance.
Brainstorm Techniques: Click here for the entire catalogue of techniques.
Best Keyboard Tips for PowerPoint Presentations: PowerPoint has some useful keyboard hacks to use when giving a presentation.