Managers Must Be Effective Problem-Solvers

Category: problem solving

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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...

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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

10 Ways to Improve Your Problem-Solving Skills Use these ten creative tips to increase your problem-solving skills, develop more strategic ways of thinking, and train your brain to do more. 1. Dance...

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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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Deal With Conflict and Turn It Into A Win-Win Solution

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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Do Your Employees Dial 911? A True Story About Conflict and Problem Solving.

On March 4th I opened my MSN internet homepage to see an interesting headline in the news section.  Woman has 911 meltdown over McNuggets, grabbed my attention and I clicked the link...

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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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