Creativity is inherent to all of us and we can nurture creative thinking by using different tools and approaches. One such approach is by using questions to facilitate creativity.
Questions can help us unlock our creativity in various ways because questions define the landscape where we search for our answers – like shining a torchlight in the corner of a dark room. And the way we frame our problem defines the solutions we find.
Questions for sharing results creatively
Here’s an example that Colette Kolenda from Spotify shared at the UXinsight festival last year.
Colette and her team use their data collection and analysis to determine compelling and creative ways to share their insights. They consider the following three questions:
In this way, we can use questions to guide and channel our creative thinking. What kind of questions do you use to channel your creativity?