Even the most inscrutable problems have solutions—or better outcomes than have been reached so far. Here’s how the best problem solvers crack the code.
Faced with an inscrutable problem? Try a more creative approach.
6 mutually reinforcing mindsets
Being ever-curious about every element of your problem
Being an imperfectionist, with a high tolerance for ambiguity
Having a dragonfly-eye view of the world, to see through multiple lenses
Pursuing occurrent behavior and restless experimenting
Tapping into collective intelligence, acknowledging that the smartest people are not in the room
Practicing show and tell, recognizing that storytelling begets action
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