Category: problem solving

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Innovation in Business: 5 Tech Trends to Stay Ahead of the Curve

As a new decade dawns, it’s time for businesses to look ahead to new trends. In the area of technology, companies need to employ modern methods of retaining customers and employees. Those...

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Managers Must Be Effective Problem-Solvers

One of a manager’s most important responsibilities is to solve problems. Finding the answers to difficult questions that are sometimes a source of great perplexity and distress for the organization often falls to...

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Innovate, Create, Differentiate

Have you used your imagination today? Doodled on a dry-erase board? Looked for animals in the clouds? Pictured yourself relaxing on a sandy beach? For individuals living in cubicles five days a...

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10 Ways to Improve Your Problem-Solving Skills

While it might seem like some people are just born with stronger problem-solving skills, there are strategies that anyone can use to improve them. That's right, it's possible to significantly enhance your...

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Empowered? Think and Just Figure It Out

Recently I sought the professional input from a colleague regarding a dilemma I was having on a project.  His response, however, caught me off guard.  With a smile on his face he...

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How to Create a Win Win Situation in Business Conflict

Most successful organizations encourage and welcome the open discussion of opinions and ideas.  Among diverse groups of employees, there are bound to be differences in opinions, something that may seem, initially, to...

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Dealing With Conflict Is Not Hard To Do

Many people associate conflict with negativity, but conflict doesn’t have to be unpleasant; it can even be enjoyable.  Conflict when used in a constructive way, can bring forth great outcomes and ideas,...

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Find A Win-Win Solution On Any Team

With companies merge, employees leave one company for another, and new members of the workforce land their first jobs, many individuals are trying to form new teams.  Regardless of the situation, most...

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Don’t Just “Fix It!”: Solving Problems Effectively Through Problem Profiling

Problem solving and decision making is the heart and soul of most jobs and careers. Problems come in all sizes; major problems and daily nuisance problems. If solutions can be found and...

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Dealing With A Difficult Customer?

I love seeing great customer care live and in person. It gives me hope, as a consumer, that companies are being proactive to promote better customer relations. Several days ago, I was...

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