Tech Tip – How To Use ChatGPT As A Collaborative Brainstorming Tool
If you’re working alone but need to brainstorm, you can use ChatGPT as an effective collaborative brainstorming tool, inspiring innovative thinking and generating fresh insights. Here’s how:
– Set the Context: Open ChatGPT, set ‘New chat’ and introduce the brainstorming topic or challenge.
– Engage in Dialogue: Start a conversation with ChatGPT about the topic.
– Encourage Divergent ‘Thinking’: Ask open-ended questions to generate a range of ideas.
– Prompt for Specific Inputs: Provide clear instructions for focused idea generation.
– Explore Generated Responses: Review and extract promising ideas.
– Iterate and Refine: Have a back-and-forth conversation to build upon ideas.
– Document and Evaluate: Keep track of the most promising ideas (ChatGPT stored your chats anyway).
– Combine Human and AI Creativity: Blend ChatGPT’s ideas with your own insights.
– Validate and Implement: Select the most promising ideas and develop an action plan.