Vadim Kotelnikov

Solve a problem and you'll be successful for a day.

Become a Great Problem Solver and you'll be successful for your lifetime!

Vadim Kotelnikov

Vadim Kotelnikov, founder of 1000ventures - personal logo    Business e-Coach    Innompic Games icon



4 Types of Problems


Strategic problem solving, ideation teachniques


"How you think about a problem is more important than the problem itself
so always
think positively." ~ Norman Vincent Peale



Idea Management Strategies

Many factors affect your life and business. Strategic problem solving focuses on the most important ones the key drivers and their interdependence. Ideas can be all over the place.

Problem Solving Strategies: 4 Levels  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book

To develop ideas efficiently, you need a strategy that addresses the identified problem.

5 Phases

The Strategic Problem Solving process has 5 phases:

❶ structuring the problem;

❷ defining the desired result, constraints and strategy;

❸ gathering data and analyzing it;

brainstorming ideas to develop recommendations; and

❺ gaining organizational buy-in.

The ideas you want to develop should flow from the strategies you identify to achieve the objectives.

Creative Problem Solving

Objective is what you want to achieve. Strategy is how you propose to achieve the objective. Such strategic alignment defines which domains to explore and which ones to avoid.

Turn Problems to Opportunities: 6 Tips

Reframing    Work Backward    Toyota Problem Solving Techniques  >>  5-Why Process

Effective Problem Solving in Business  >>  Questions    Lessons from McKinsey



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