Five Problem Solving Strategies You Can Use Today
The next time you are confronted with a problem, please consider the following strategies to navigate your situation.
Aim to adopt a positive, hopeful posture to the problem and problem-solving process.
Obtain all necessary facts and details about the potential challenges to define the problem.
Identify different options, solutions, and actions to overcome the obstacle and achieve the desired goal of solving the problem.
Predict each possible positive and negative outcome and choose the option most likely to achieve the goal and maximize the benefits.
Adopt a Flexible Mindset
Once chosen, try out the solution and observe its effectiveness while engaging in self-reinforcement. If the chosen option does not work, it is always an option to return to Strategy 2 guided by strategy #1