This article is especially for you if you facilitate Design Sprints. But hopefully the tools I will share with you here will help you if you are a moderator or facilitator of more or less complicated workshops.
When it comes to Design Sprints, we often face workshops with multiple days of ongoing creative work for the participants. If you follow the method of Google’s Jake Knapp
, you would have five days in a row for a sprint! That's a heck lot of time for participants experiencing the whole world of creativity and innovation with its ups and downs. They will jump in the air with pure joy in one moment and suffer from self-doubt in the very next second. This constant up and down can make it hard for people to see “the big picture” and remember where they are in the process and what they are trying to achieve.
As a facilitator, it's your job to help participants overcome these hurdles. And one way that I found very helpful in the past is producing a clear roadmap for...