With innovation and complexity within your work, Nine Windows will develop new paths and emergent strategies for making a change.
The ‘5 Whys’ can be useful. Identifying the possible root cause can get things started…the next logical step to create a solutions bank.
I have found that it is easier and people on the team move with greater enthusiasm and collaboration when you ‘Start With What’ and determine the solution in the first step.
Understanding and various uses of Nine Windows, a TRIZ inventive problem solving tool, and Use of Nine Windows to break “stuckness” in thinking and view solutions from a systemic level.
Imagine the solution being performed, at the micro level, by many Smart Little People.
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?
Changing perspectives and finding times when the solution has happened or might happen or can happen. Will point to the solution itself, making the problem irrelevant.
Outcomes & Objectives:
– To break “stuckness” in thinking
Create breakthrough ideas rapidly;
– Generating new ideas and improving existing ones;
– Framing ‘what success will look like’ for the day;
– Framing ‘what did we do that was useful & how can we apply these ideas’ at the conclusion of an innovation process.
The Thinking Differently – Enabling Innovation workshop was an excellent combination of information presentation and a set of exercises that helped make the presentation content come alive. It was a very good use of my time.
Empower yourself and attend this workshop! This workshop will teach you how to find unique perspectives, think more creatively, enhance your creative expression, and help you manifest positive change for yourself and for your career and company.
At the end of day 3 we were all losing patience and we felt it was hopeless…so I tried the following version of the Miracle Question.