Category: Problem Solving Tools

Use your intuition to make better strategic decisions

Four ideas to hone your intuition when it comes to making strategic decisions. Customer strategist Jeff Mowatt guests on the Turning Managers into Leaders blog.

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Decision-making by consensus – Dutch style

The polder model worked for Holland. Can it be a success in your workplace and your role as a leader?

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When making decisions, watch out for the “anchoring” trap

“Anchoring” is a common trap that decision-makers fall into. Find out what it is, and how you can avoid it. Leaders everywhere need to know this!

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Problem-solve by changing your frame of reference

When faced with a routine problem, it’s easy to get caught up in looking at it in the same old way. Find out how city planners in Budapest creatively solved a difficult challenge.

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The business case for not solving the problem

Inadvertently, many managers discourage independent thinking and initiative. Good leadership requires that you push back: that you withhold your response and curb your action.

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