Scatter brightly colored post-it notes and sharpies around your space. These are the tools of the innovation trade. Sketching was the first way of storytelling, and it still holds true when you want to communicate an idea. Consider covering an entire wall with dry erase paint. Flip charts and scented Mr. Sketch markers are another great method for getting things down. Having the right tools encourages us to break away from formal PowerPoints and ideate on the spot.