eYeka's Creative Techniques

Use your creativity to the fullest!

At eYeka we believe that everyone is creative as soon as one opens his mind and lets ideas flow freely. To help creators from everywhere tackle brand issues, we are providing you with Creative Techniques. Browse them, play with them and add them to your daily creative process to generate your best ideas!

The techniques are inspired from Cracking Creativity: The Secrets of Creative Genius by Michael Michalko.

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Generating ideas

Generating ideas

A must read to think creatively.

Technique N°1

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Re-Phrasing the issue

Re-Phrasing the issue

How adding 3 words will help you focus on the key challenge.

Technique N°2

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Shake the words

Shake the words

How switching words will help you open your mind.

Technique N°3

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Being schizophrenic

Being schizophrenic

How changing your point of view will open a new world of ideas!

Technique N°4

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Define your problem’s limits

Define your problem’s limits

How defining the problem boundaries will help you handle the challenge!

Technique N°5

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Question your challenge

Question your challenge

How easy it is to cover your problem with questions!

Technique N°6

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We must persevere and ask ourselves the right questions. Rather than asking "Why did I not win?” I asked myself the question "Why did they win?" Try to understand what the jury liked in the winning entries: Is this the idea? The quality? And try to go in that direction.
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Niwina - Videomaker Membro dal 2012
Play like a child

Play like a child

How your inner child has a role to play to solve challenges!

Technique N°7

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Become the challenge

Become the challenge

Identification can be a strong technique!

Technique N°8

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SCAMPER

SCAMPER

A 7-letter acronym as the basis of elaborating on ideas!

Technique N°9

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Parameters variations

Parameters variations

Mixing keywords can help you find the Eureka!

Technique N°10

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My personal experience teaches me to never give up. Even if you lose a contest, always try to look at the bright side. Loosing does not only mean failure, it is also a new experience to add to your own knowledge and it sometimes shows you what you should and should not do.
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Limandao - Photographer Membro dal 2011
The Dreamer, the Realist and the Critic

The Dreamer, the Realist and the Critic

A little of role-playing will turn your head upside down!

Technique N°11

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Reverse everything

Reverse everything

Sometimes the opposite brings the light up!

Technique N°12

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Paradox it

Paradox it

Linking resources and problems creates great ideas!

Technique N°13

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