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How To Improve Your Problem Solving Skills

How To Improve Your Problem Solving Skills

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Problem-solving skills.

Problem-solving skills.

Problem-solving and decision-making are crucial for leaders and high-achievers. These skills lead to better results and can boost career advancement and higher salaries.

Success is often defined by the ability to solve problems effectively. Fortunately, these skills can be developed through practice and by tapping into the potential of the mind.

Take the opportunity to enhance your problem-solving and decision-making abilities to achieve better results and reach new heights in your career.

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#1 Define the problem.

#1 Define the problem.

Clearly understand what exactly is the problem.

Get the real facts, not the apparent facts or the obvious facts but the real facts of the situation. It's amazing how much time and energy is wasted every day attempting to solve problems when the people involved are not even clear about what the problem is in the first place step.

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#2 Ask what all the possible causes of this problem are.

#2 Ask what all the possible causes of this problem are.

How and why did it happen sometimes this exercise alone will suggest a solution. And remember there's a direct relationship between the number of reasons that you come up with it's understanding the origin of the problem and the likelihood that a solution will pop out.

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#3  ask what all the possible solutions are.

#3 ask what all the possible solutions are.

The more possible solutions you can come up with, the more likely it is that you will come up with the ideal solution.

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#4 Make a decision.

#4 Make a decision.

 Any decision is usually better than no decision at all.

In fact, 80% of problems should be solved the moment they come up only about 20% of problems need time and deliberation, and extra research.

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#5 Assign responsibility for carrying out the decision.

#5 Assign responsibility for carrying out the decision.

Who exactly is going to do what and when and to what standard if it's you determine when you're going to do it and to what standards you're going to achieve it.

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#6 Set a schedule for progress.

#6 Set a schedule for progress.

 A solution without a standard or deadline is really not a solution at all it's merely a discussion. 

So, we need to set a schedule of reporting and a standard to measure whether or not the decision has been successful.

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#7 Task yourself or someone else with taking definite action

#7 Task yourself or someone else with taking definite action

To implement the solution and resolve the problem remember action is everything the more you focus on solutions.

The smarter you become and the better solutions you come up with the people who are the best at problem-solving are the highest-paid and fastest promoted in any organization.

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Steps for Problem-solving skills.

Steps for Problem-solving skills.

Once again, here's a seven-step method that you can use for the rest of your career to deal effectively with any problem that comes along it's like a recipe that you can use in the kitchen that will bring you an excellent dish every single time. 

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#1 Define the problem.

#2 Ask what all the possible causes of this problem are.

#3 Ask what all the possible solutions are.

#4 Make a decision.

#5 Assign responsibility for carrying out the decision.

#6 Set a schedule for progress.

#7 Task yourself or someone else with taking definite action.

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Hope these stashes are useful.

Hope these stashes are useful.

All of life is a series of problems to be solved and difficulties to be overcome.

Though problem-solving skills couldn't be solved in one way, we hope all the existing problems could be vanished by using these steps, and for more complex/unknown problems, one must have to do some research.

Visit my previous stash tapping --> How to use our time more intentionally?

You can find me at @saoirseblr. 

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