HOFFMAN: Notice how she keeps turning problems — in this case, piles of useless clothing — into solutions: sources of funding. That’s why I call the best entrepreneurs “infinite learners”. The more thorny patches they hit, the more effective they become at hacking their way out. The only problem is that some CEOs — like Nancy —…
In this 20 minute HBR podcast you will learn about the importance of learning how to solve complex problems. Be mindfull of our system one thinking and the power of slowing down while approaching problem solving.
The simplest solution to a problem is the one that is most likely to be right.
Joost d’Hooghe – I’ve had great experience with the 5 WHYS methodology to identify root causes. It basically means that you continue the ” Why” question 5 times to identify the real root cause. If you can not go deeper than 4 x than probably you have already identified the root cause.