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Lightning in a Bottle: How to Run Effective Cross-Functional Brainstorms

Katie Lucas  (Head Bread/Founder, Thoughtful Bread)

Location: Room 2001, West Hall

Date: Thursday, March 21

Time: 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Production & Team Leadership

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

Brainstorms should be the most important meeting within your studio. They are the time we set aside to bring the team together to solve critical challenges: whether that is a new feature for your title or a marketing campaign launch. But more often than not these meetings end up being less of a "storm" and more of a fizzle of static. Why?

Join Katie Lucas, master of all things brain and storm, as she guides you through the tips and tricks she uses on a daily basis to create productive and fruitful brainstorms. She'll show you that with creativity, empathy and some good old fashioned planning you can structure your cross-team brainstorms into a blitz of productivity, team building and fun!


Attendees will learn how to run effective cross-functional brainstorms for their teams that maximize strong idea output while encouraging team wide participation & creative thinking.

Intended Audience

This talk is aimed towards team leads who are interested in orchestrating productive, creative and effective brainstorms for their team. It can also be useful for small studios where many different types of thinkers must come together to brainstorm solutions for a variety of topics

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