Identify the Problem—Then Simplify It Effective leaders don’t overcomplicate or add layers to a problem; they identify it, then simplify it to its most basic form. This allows them to create an effective path to determine the most appropriate solution to a problem and make the best decision even with imperfect information. Embrace the Pre-Mortem […]Read More 4 Key Components of Effective Decision Making
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 — […]Read More YOUR PLAN B NEEDS A PLAN B – Nancy Lublin, Founder & CEO of Crisis Text Line – Masters of Scale podcasts with Reid Hoffman
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.Read More HBR IDEACAST – The right way to solve complex problems
The simplest solution to a problem is the one that is most likely to be right.Read More Occam’s razor
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.Read More 5 Whys | Getting to Root Causes, Fast!