6 seemingly innocent questions guaranteed to kill creativity

I've been in a lot of design critiques, stand-up sessions, and reviews over the years, and began to notice something: there are some questions that get asked over and over again that are time-bombs ready to explode and kill creativity in the project. They are not always asked using the exact same words, but the meaning and results are the same.

The problem is that most of theses questions put the person they addressed to in an immediately defensive position on something that is usually a judgment call. This can be hard to deal with because questions like these almost immediately feel personal.

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