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In Concepting we took everything we learned during the Inspiration phase and used those insights to develop our own creative and innovative ideas to address the challenge question. For more on the phase, check our Tips for Concepting – then head to our current phase to join in!

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Let's Play is an attempt to infuse an element of fun in the process bringing people together for a cause that benefits the community. A locality, town or city works as a team to achieve a goal just as one does in any team game or even at Open IDEO.

Let's Play is an attempt to infuse an element of fun in the process bringing people together for a cause that benefits the community. A locality, town or city works as a team to achieve a goal just as one does in any team game or even at Open IDEO.

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The Center 4 Simple Start-ups could be a website, a small non-profit business, or a social network.  It would provide information on self-employment, low-capital start-ups, implementation resources, and networking opportunities.

The Center 4 Simple Start-ups could be a website, a small non-profit business, or a social network. It would provide information on self-employment, low-capital start-ups, implementation resources, and networking opportunities.

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It is about showing movies in different places not in a movie theater, perhaps in a park! 
So  people can get together and generate a sense of belonging to the place.

It is about showing movies in different places not in a movie theater, perhaps in a park! So people can get together and generate a sense of belonging to the place.

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"Re-Invent Detroit" would be a city-wide campaign to restore decaying buildings and abandoned lots in Detroit by encouraging urban artists & farmers to revitalize these spaces in unique & creative ways.

"Re-Invent Detroit" would be a city-wide campaign to restore decaying buildings and abandoned lots in Detroit by encouraging urban artists & farmers to revitalize these spaces in unique & creative ways.

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Free+Volunteer blends entrepreneurship with community service by attaching volunteer options to free deals offered at local businesses. The goal is to increase volunteerism and further engrain community building within corporate cultures.

Free+Volunteer blends entrepreneurship with community service by attaching volunteer options to free deals offered at local businesses. The goal is to increase volunteerism and further engrain community building within corporate cultures.

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A significant reason why Bloomington, IN has a vibrant arts and cultural scene today can be credited to Herman B. Wells' commitment to the arts. Attracting talented artists and fostering a creative community is vital to developing a vibrant city.

A significant reason why Bloomington, IN has a vibrant arts and cultural scene today can be credited to Herman B. Wells' commitment to the arts. Attracting talented artists and fostering a creative community is vital to developing a vibrant city.

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Create Teaching Kitchens within our school cafeterias for parents and kids – that promote well-being and nutrition for the entire family.

Create Teaching Kitchens within our school cafeterias for parents and kids – that promote well-being and nutrition for the entire family.

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Developing countries such as India, where the youth looks for better jobs and earnings, migrates from their native places. They leave behind their parents to stay in their homes or parents are moved to new places with them.

Developing countries such as India, where the youth looks for better jobs and earnings, migrates from their native places. They leave behind their parents to stay in their homes or parents are moved to new places with them.

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The second of the 7 rules of brainstorming is called "Encourage ideas". We tried to do the same during our OpenSTORM in Paris, in order give rise to creative leaps and out-of-the-box concepts that might lead to creative yet feasible ones.

The second of the 7 rules of brainstorming is called "Encourage ideas". We tried to do the same during our OpenSTORM in Paris, in order give rise to creative leaps and out-of-the-box concepts that might lead to creative yet feasible ones.

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Transform local parks into cultural centers once a  year to promote entreprenureship and revive culture.

Transform local parks into cultural centers once a year to promote entreprenureship and revive culture.

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Pair groups of youth from different schools within the same city to collectively undertake a community action project. 

Pair groups of youth from different schools within the same city to collectively undertake a community action project. 

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Creating an offline & online well knitted community of SME's and Entrepreneurs in order to collaborate, socialize and grow by replacing competition with collaboration.

Creating an offline & online well knitted community of SME's and Entrepreneurs in order to collaborate, socialize and grow by replacing competition with collaboration.

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To the existing successful model of community projects, add a skills showcase that allows those who contribute to use the projects as a showcase for their skills. Connect them with companies who need those skill sets.

To the existing successful model of community projects, add a skills showcase that allows those who contribute to use the projects as a showcase for their skills. Connect them with companies who need those skill sets.

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The concept is simple: designate a location {Ground) and a platform where the public can pitch activities (Bustle} for that space.

The concept is simple: designate a location {Ground) and a platform where the public can pitch activities (Bustle} for that space.

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In India we have competitions in areas where the residents are given colored powder and asked to make creative designs out of them on the streets. This could be incorporated in the economically down areas to make things brighter. FUN and VIBRANT!

In India we have competitions in areas where the residents are given colored powder and asked to make creative designs out of them on the streets. This could be incorporated in the economically down areas to make things brighter. FUN and VIBRANT!

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A contest could be conducted among the people who live in the community to see who can decorate their houses the best way. It's better to make them use what they have with them or explore and find in the area. I'm sure this would instill creativity!

A contest could be conducted among the people who live in the community to see who can decorate their houses the best way. It's better to make them use what they have with them or explore and find in the area. I'm sure this would instill creativity!

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