Easiest 7 step problem-solving Model ever
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
SELECT THE BEST SOLUTION
IDENTIFY THE PROBLEM
IMPLEMENT THE SOLUTION
In our experience, you can do this by using techniques like:
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
Setting goals will ensure focus of all activities. We find creating SMART Goals are essential in effective problem solving.
Techniques to do this include:
- Analysis of past solutions
- Asking questions
- Discussing options with others
- Sleeping on it (it works!)
Select a best-in-class solution from the options available.
Select The Best Solution
In order to implement the solution it is essential that you have a well-documented action plan.
Implement the solution
Review the effectiveness of the solution against desired outcomes.
That's it -
A SIMPLE READY-TO-USE MODEL THAT YOU CAN APPLY TO ANY PROBLEM-SOLVING SITUATION.
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