Easiest 7 step problem-solving Model ever

Personal Development

By Kay Fitzgerald
Published December 23, 2020

feeling overwhelmed trying to find a simple problem-solving model that really works?

Have you ever wondered whether there was an easy model out there to help improve your problem-solving skills?

We'll explore a simple ready-to-use model that you can apply to any problem-solving situation.

Seven step model

EXPLORE THE PROBLEM

STEP 2

SELECT THE BEST SOLUTION

STEP 5

IDENTIFY THE PROBLEM

STEP 1

IMPLEMENT THE SOLUTION

STEP 6

EVALUATE

STEP 7

SET GOALS

STEP 3

EXPLORE ALTERNATIVES

STEP 4

01

In our experience, you can do this by using techniques like:

- Brainstorming

- Checklists
- Roleplay

Identify The
Problem

02

This involves establishing the root cause of the problem. Once the cause is found then plans can be introduced to solve it.

explore The Problem

03

Setting goals will ensure focus of all activities. We find creating SMART Goals are essential in effective problem solving.

Set Goals

04

Techniques to do this include:

- Analysis of past solutions

- Asking questions

- Discussing options with others

- Sleeping on it (it works!)


Explore
Alternatives

Select a best-in-class solution from the options available.

Select The Best Solution

05

06

In order to implement the solution it is essential that you have a well-documented action plan.

Implement the solution

07

Review the effectiveness of the solution against desired outcomes.

Evaluate

That's it - A SIMPLE READY-TO-USE MODEL THAT YOU CAN APPLY TO ANY PROBLEM-SOLVING SITUATION.

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