___You understand that it's important to make people comfortable to stimulate creativity and to promote open discussion of ideas.
___You understand that you can make people comfortable both through team-building activities and by providing physical comfort.
You understand the different methods used to generate solutions:
___Simply go around the room and suggest ideas
___Send a piece of paper around the room
You know how to evaluate solutions:
___You have judged each idea independently.
___You have determined whether each idea is practical, effective, cost-effective, easily put into practice, accepted by everyone involved, and consistent with other things done by the group.
___You have modified the solution where necessary.
You understand the different ways to make a decision:
___You can have one person decide, and announce the decision to the group.
___You can gather input from individuals, and then have one person decide.
___You can gather input from the group, and then decide.
___You can vote.
___You can try to build consensus among everyone at the meeting.
You know what to do if the discussion doesn't result in an agreement accepted by everyone:
___You can try one of the other decision-making possibilities listed above.
___You can try the nominal group technique.
___You can choose not to decide.