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Creative Problem Solving

Can one superhero (Six Sigma) save the planet ?

Few weeks back, there was an article being circulated in quality circles which remarked Six Sigma as a fashion and GE as its model. It also stated that GE’s market capitalization shrank from $600 billion (in 2000) to $80 billion…

Reframing – Key to creative problem solving

In this video, I talk about a simple tool called – “re-framing”. This is the heart of any problem-solving effort and can give significantly frugal results reducing the impact of the problem that team is trying to solve. More than…

Inversion : Fix the Fixation

Our brain gets fixated like a broken record – Giving the same solution every-time. This simple brain hack is a solution to the fixation issue that we often face. Like other brain hacks, this too is simple and gets teams…

Bonus Video – Everyone Can Be Creative

The misconception around creativity has to end now. Widely believed that creativity is something which we are born with. It is because of this belief, people think limited and doesn’t test possibilities. As per HBR paper by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic – You…

Know the ‘brain’ to understand the creative problem solving process !

Thanks to all friends. The 2nd video, as promised is ready for your feedback. The left and right brain (system 1 and system 2) terms were introduced and extensively used by Daniel Kahneman in his book – Thinking Fast & Slow….

Ask “so what” with 5 Why to get creative !

In this video, I talk about a very simple but effective tool – “So What”. The right brain dominates the 5Why answering since it is reactionary but it chooses the path of least resistance. This technique activates the left brain…

Creative Problem Solving – Part 1

Thanks to all my colleagues and friends for pushing me to work on this. Special thanks to my mentor who always gives amazingly crisp feedback for improvement. Thanks to our Living Encyclopedia for suggesting the mic and video recording tips….