As a brainstorming session peters out, don’t rush for the exits. Participants often raise some of the best ideas in the closing minutes as they build on others’ comments. Assign a reliable person to take detailed “two-minute-warning” minutes. After you say, “We only have a few minutes left, but I’d like to make sure everyone has spoken up,” your designated note-taker should perk up and take down every word.
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