Nancy Duarte decided that the meetings at her company could be a tad better so she brought in Sunni Brown for a Gamestorming workshop. A downpour of creativity and innovation followed.
On Nancy's blog you'll notice pictures of sticky notes and other lego-like artifacts that are easy to pick up and move around. I think it would be eye opening to attend the Graphic Jam session and learn sketching techniques to help visually commicate ideas to your coworkers.
It's the shift to a visual framework that raises your ability to deliver at new levels.