Creative Problem Solving – Part 4 – Mind Mapping

Solving problems in the 21st century small business world requires new approaches – mind mapping being a great place to start. Mind mapping is a problem solving method which combines brainstorming and list making that allows your brain to think in 3- dimensions. Since its graphical in nature, it helps you associate ideas and concepts…

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Creative Problem Solving – Part 2 – The 3rd Right Answer

When we’re faced with a problem in our business were immediately searching for the right answer. In fact, from the time we were little kids in schools we’ve been trained to find the right answer. If we get the right answer, we win the prize, get the cookie, get strokes from our teacher and parents,…

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Creative Problem Solving – Part 1 – Brainstorming

Whether you’re brainstorming with a group, or by yourself on a blank piece of paper, there are some important tips for getting the most from your brainstorming session. First, a brief definition: brainstorming is a tool which helps you creatively approach and solve problems and challenges. The idea of brainstorming is to allow your brain…

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