Subjective grading based on our personal impressions: Excellent, Very Good, OK, PoorThe grading mainly takes into account free information and free training, as well as availability of purchased information and tools.
|Website name and link
|This site – source of free training and software downloads for all aspects of brainstorming, creative and lateral thinking.
|National Innovation Website, Australian Governmenthttp://www.innovation.gov.au/
|Website with different sections for business and youth development.
|Home pages of author of Thinkertoys, ThinkPak and Cracking Creativity.
|Free exchange of ideas to harness the collective power of experience and imagination. Share your ideas on any topic and get help from the community on them!
|Advert for book by Grace McGartland. Tips, tools and techniques for managing thinking to optimize performance, innovation, and creativity.
|Edward de Bono home pageshttp://www.edwdebono.com/
|Advert for Edward de Bono. Not much free stuff here but if you want to know anything about him or his books then go here and buy it.
|Lateral Thinking Puzzleshttp://www.lateralpuzzles.com
|List of links to innovation sites
|A nice selection of puzzles with solutions.
|The Puzzling World of Barry R Clarkehttp://barryispuzzled.com
|A nice selection of puzzles with solutions including original free brain teasers from the Daily Telegraph (UK) compiler.
|Provides a collection of tools, ideas and resources, designed to help executives be more creative in their day-to-day work.
|The Right Brain Workshttp://www.gocreate.com/
|Loads of information here, especially details of many inventions on their Creativity Timeline. Good examples of inventions and inventors.
|Website name and link
|Cr8ng -Robert Alan Blackhttp://www.cre8ng.com
|S.P.R.E.A.D.ng™ Creative Thinking Throughout the World. Some interesting articles on creative thinking with some creative challenges for you to try out on yourself.
|Overview of their research on technology but with no free content or titles to capture your imagination.
|Bright Idea Incorporatedhttp://www.brightidea.com
|Company offering money in return for your ideas. You can compete for cash prizes or just tell the world about your ideas for free.
|Innovation Research Centerhttp://mint.mcmaster.ca
|Good academic site with links to innovation courses. Lots of research done here.
|Motivational Quotes Archivehttp://www.sperience.com/motivation/resources/
|As many quotes as you can eat! Lots of different topics and an all-inclusive database search page.
|Comprehensive creative site with loads of information and one of the largest creative quotation websites on the Internet. You can even design you own creative acronym.
|Paul Sloane’s home page. Writer on lateral thinking puzzles.
|Virtual Thinking Expeditionhttp://www.thinking-expedition.com
|Organization using creative thinking skills in an outdoor environment as management training in the US.
|Mind-mapping with MindManhttp://www.mindman.com/
|Mind-mapping software for noting ideas in free form diagrams.
|Useful information is there and they do make good use of interactive web techniques. Well laid out.
|Site selling software and other things to help you think fast. Not possible to download first.
|Memory and mind-enhancement system and software. Use the speed reading section first to enable you to read the large amount of text.
|Great resource for alternative creative techniques and creativity-related topics. Lots of info here!
|Excellent resource for inventors with advice on patents and product development. This company is advertising its own services.
|Global Ideas Bankhttp://www.globalideasbank.org/
|Excellent place to add your own ideas and search those other people have had. Good organization of ideas by category.
|National Center for Creativity, Inc.http://www.creativesparks.org/
|Promotes its own courses and membership options. Graphic intensive and quite hard to read. No free stuff.
|Religious site for self-development. Too many headings repeated on every page.
|Win Wenger’s Accelerated Learning website. Free online version of his books.
|Website of Jordan Ayan, writer of Aha!
|The Wizards Denhttp://www.yelmtel.com/~mrwizard/mrwizard.HTM
|Reviewing Skills Traininghttp://reviewing.co.uk
|400 searchable pages of tips, articles, research, links, guides + reviews of books about active learning
|Website name and link
|Not strictly creativity but good resource of humour and jokes.
|Totally Absurd US Patentshttp://www.totallyabsurd.com/
|Excellent fun. New and updating web pages including all the funniest inventions and all of them actual US patented products!
|The Brainstorm Business Forumhttp://firewall.brainstorm.co.uk/
|The People’s Cyber Nationhttp://www.cyber-nation.com/
|Teaching Creativity Website by Professor Ramoshttp://www.xpnet.com.br/creativity
|Creative Problem Solving Institutehttp://cef-cpsi.org/cpsi.html
|Adventures in Creativity, Inchttp://volusia.com/creative/
|The Engines of Ingenuitygopher://gopher.uh.edu/11/campus-info/KUHF%20Radio/The%20Engines%20of%20our%20Ingenuity
|Excellently laid-out mind games website to play with and stimulate you. Very good explanations after the event.
|Interactive Pong Game!https://brainstorming.co.uk/extra/pong.html
|This is the funniest game of the old fashioned tennis game available on the net! Nothing to do with brainstorming but too tacky to leave out!
|Create anagrams from your own words.
|Adams Six Sigmahttp://www.adamssixsigma.com
|Consultants in TQM, strategic planning, goal setting, team building, employee motivation, and statistical process control.
|Pages that link to ushttps://brainstorming.co.uk/links/returnlinks.html
|A page that links to websites that link to our websites. Where else could be a better source of information?
|Brainstorming software. Proactive creative thinking techniques.
|Protection from computer-related injuries such as RSI, eyestrain and back pain.
|Self-improvement through displaying subliminal messages on your computer.
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