Tag: problem solving

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New thinking to save the day

Most would say that today we are in turbulent times. Stop and consider... what are you thinking or doing that does not seem to work ...
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A breakthrough thought

A breakthrough, a change, a solution, or an insight comes as the result of a new thought. That's all it is... a new thought.
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How to define a problem so you can solve it

Problems pile up and soak up your time. They glare at you from your to-do list and you’re not quite sure of the next step.
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People like you more when you talk solutions

Do you habitually talk about problems, or talk about solutions? Problem talk includes descriptions of what the problems are, analysis ...
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How ‘what you know’ can hurt you

Mark Twain said “It is not what we don’t know that gets us into trouble. It is what we think ...
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Advice from a samurai

It happened a long, long time ago in Japan. A man ran a popular tea shop and was a master ...
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It wasn’t me… honest!

We all have the experience of applying a solution to a problem, and the problem gets worse. The Germans even ...
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Your hero to the rescue

“John would know what to do. If only he were here right now.” Have you ever said something like that ...
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The expert’s trap

When an expert tackles a problem, they have many advantages, and also some disadvantages. “In the beginner’s mind, there are ...
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How to defeat the problem box

This is the eighth in a series of tips on how to handle crazy busy and not get caught up ...
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