When it comes to meetings, brainstorming sessions can be among the most mind-numbing.
All of the negative aspects of bad meetings–hijacking by individuals, politics, group-think, and general time-wasting inefficiency can be magnified by the activity commonly called brainstorming.
We all know that brainstorming is supposed to create ideas, and that creating ideas is generally considered to be good, so brainstorming must be, in a sense, good. Right? Reality proves otherwise.
In a recent post on the Buffer blog entitled "The Psychology Behind Brainstorming: Why It Doesn’t Always Work and 4 Ways