“The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of
thinking we were at when we created them.” — Albert Einstein
Problem Solving: A mental process that involves anticipating, diagnosing, analyzing and resolving problems.
Problem solving is one of the most important contributions people make in their organizations, communities and homes. In its broadest sense, problem solving is all about progress. It includes anticipating changes that need to be made in the future and addressing challenges that exist today. All continuous improvements, innovations and products/services emerge from problem solving. Since problem solving is a critical skill across all areas of life, we need to understand its four important components:
- Problem Solving Methodology
- Problem Solving Skills
- Problem Solving Tools
- Problem Solving Obstacles