Solution-Finding & Innovation Thinking is more than a set of tools. It is a different way of thinking and approaching your work. Plus, I enjoy finding and phrasing questions that break the stuckness in thinking.
Separate the Solution in Time
- Looking at what you want to have SOLVED, give the system one boundary at one time and another at another.
- A system divisible in time can have different boundaries at different times. This allows you to think of a solutions bank that may change the system, causing a solution at one time and leading to outcomes at other times.
- How might you separate the system (that contains the problem you want to solve) in time to allow it to be one way at one time and a different way at another time?
This is similar to Dimensions / Time / Cost Operator