Problem Solving

  1. What is problem solving?
  2. Why do you need to know problem solving?
  3. Examples of problem solving


What is problem solving?

Problem-solving is describing a problem; determining the cause of the problem; then identifying and selecting possible solutions; and executing a solution.


Why do you need to know problem solving?

Problem-solving skills are essential to overcome obstacles, to handle difficult or unexpected situations, and to find solutions to complex challenges.


Examples of problem solving

Get rid of time eaters

Time-eaters or time wasting are nasty tasks that hinder our productivity. Do your best to identify, eliminate or reduce time-eaters.

Conversation between A and B about the need to focus and get rid of time eaters.
				A: Too many things to do.
				B: Focus and get rid of time eaters.

Fight procrastination

Sometimes, a "Just Start" is a simple way to help overcome procrastination

Conversation between A and B about to just start small to fight procrastination.
				A: I am still procrastinating
				B: Just start small

How to fix things

Fixing things is more than knowing how to fix things; it is a process where you have to understand how to organize time, have the right skills, get some discipline and, of course, do it.

A conversation between A and B about how to do things
				A: I know how to fix this thing, but I never did.
				B: This is only one piece of the puzzle.