Reader View · 5 min read · Jul 7th · When facing a difficult dilemma, Creative Problem Solving offers a structured method to help you find an innovative and effective solution. · Shared by 2376, including Stephanie A Kowalski
With brainstorming, Osborn suggested that it’s better to bring every idea you have to the table, including the wildest ones, because with just a little modification, the outrageous ideas may later become the most plausible solutions. In his own words: “It is easier to tone down a wild idea than to think up a new one.”
Reader View · 4 min read · From 2020 · When talking about creativity, many people will tell you: “Think outside the box!” The catchphrase is so common in management consulting and business environments, it has become a bit of a cliché.… · Shared by 1729, including Anne-Laure Le Cunff, shishir das, Evan (he/him), Jessel Sookha, Luminous Kaleidoscope, Cameron Yick, Mario Clemente, Mauro Toselli, Bernhard Huessy, Michael Carroll, Gabriele, Liv 😷, Matthias Lampe, Gregor B. Rosenauer
Thinking inside the box often provokes resistance as it runs counter to some of the most ubiquitous intuitions about innovation. However, it’s a formidable creative thinking tool which is actually fun to use.
Reader View · 4 min read · 2021-04-08 · People tend to solve problems by adding features. · Shared by 737, including Bob Sutton, Patrick Sanwikarja, Peter Herger, Esther Schindler, Christopher Lauer, Gabriele, Nando 💪🇦🇺🇦🇷, Luzius Meisser, Arie Goldshlager, Filippo Antonio Capizzi, Stephan Woodtli, Kyle Bunch, Matteo Furia, davidabrock, Benjamin, Zach Seward, Bas Grasmayer, Mark Kaigwa, William Gibson, Patrick Collison
Moreover, people could assume that existing features are there for a reason, and so looking for additions would be more effective.
Reader View · 20+ min read · From 2019 · Startup leaders make tough calls every day. We spoke with 6 top operators to gather the tactics and strategies they use to make smart decisions under pressure, garner trust with stakeholders and… · Shared by 127, including Jacob du Toit, Daniel Bentes, Ines Bieler, Jonathan Kogan, Liv 😷, Yonatan Levy, Thomas Billeter, Per, Chris Schultz ✌️, Pat Kua, JD Prater
Reader View · ~14 min read · From 2019 · Tired of making decisions that don't benefit your life or business? Learn about the DECIDE framework and process with this informative blog post! · Shared by 279, including Michael Baisa, rudolph regter, Brooke B. Sellas, Philipp Laurim, Gabriele, Oscar MacDonald, Jacob du Toit, Mark Kaigwa, Tom Connor, Liv 😷, Shawn Venasse, Jonathan Kogan
Reader View · 6 min read · Jan 11th · How to solve problems quickly and cheaply? Add more mental models to your thinking toolbox. Check the best mental models For problem-solving. · Shared by 516, including David Papandrew, Jessel Sookha, Andres Saldarriaga
Reader View · 6 min read · 2021-11-25 · An effective, quick decision-making process is critical to increasing momentum within your team. Learn to be a better, faster decision-maker. · Shared by 360, including Jansnet, Ines Bieler, Víctor González Pacheco, Katja Evertz
Reader View · 5 min read · Jan 6th · Whether you are trying to create an online course or write an article, it can be hard to generate good ideas. Whenever you feel stuck, it can be helpful to boost your creativity with a systematic… · Shared by 402, including Tom Connor, Matthias 🔥 I help you waste less time, Ari Hidet, Jennifer Hurst
Reader View · 5 min read · Jun 1st · In an adaptation from his book, Evolutionary Ideas, Sam Tatam introduces a framework for inventive problem solving developed by a Russian scientist and inventor in the Soviet era: the solution to your… · Shared by 499, including 🧠 Larry G. Maguire, Ines Bieler, David Gates
There are consistent patterns of solutions.Solving contradictions creates breakthrough innovation.