Eight Ways to Generate More Ideas in Groups

Eight Ways to Generate More Ideas in Groups The scene is repeated in meeting rooms around the world every day. A problem has been identified and a group has gathered to solve the problem. When ideas are needed, the group decides to brainstorm. And all too often this exercise leads to a short list of not-that-creative ideas. We know that if we generate more ideas we have a better chance of finding better ideas. This leads us to the logical conclusion that if we can find techniques to create more ideas, we will find better ones. No one technique however will guarantee the perfect solution. Instead your goals should be to have a variety of approaches to help stimulate idea …

Making The Decision To Hire A Professional Wedding Planner

Making The Decision To Hire A Professional Wedding Planner Organizing a wedding can be a tense situation. There are so many tasks to complete and so many people to organize that it’s a wonder that so many of them get off without a hitch. What can help in these activities is a wedding planner. This is essentially an individual who takes charge of the wedding plans and ensures that everything goes smoothly. There are people who believe that a wedding planner is essential to a wedding’s success. There are people at the other end of the spectrum who believe that a wedding planner is unnecessary. Which is true for your wedding? The answer to this question depends on your particular …

Charity Balls

Charity Balls For most charitable organizations, sending out solicitation letters and contacting individuals by way of the telephone are enough to finance their cause and help those who are in need. That is why these charitable organizations are always finding ways to raise their funds for their cause. Raising funds for charity is not easy because most people are tentative in contributing for a cause. However, charitable organizations all over the United States have found a way to have a fun fund raising event and at the same time earn considerable amount of revenues for their cause by organizing a charity ball or dinner dance fund raising event. Charity balls and dinner dances are great fund raising activities for charity …

Hooray for Flag Day – why do we celebrate it on June 14?

Hooray for Flag Day – why do we celebrate it on June 14? What are the important dates in American Flag history? • January 1, 1776, George Washington ordered the Grand Union flag hoisted above his base at Prospect Hill. It had 13 alternating red and white stripes and the British Union Jack (no stars) in the upper left-hand corner. • May of 1776, Betsy Ross sewed the first American flag. • June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress passed the first Flag Act that stated that the new flag of the United States be made of thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen white stars in a blue field. • Between 1777 and 1960, Congress passed …