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Eiqenqestion in Framing Problems

Framing is the process of breaking down a problem into a set of choices, trade offs, and options that enable a team to make a call. Try to…

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Published on 5th December, 2020

Eigenquestions: Art of Framing Problems

Source Eiqenqestion in Framing Problems Framing is the process of breaking down a problem into a set of choices, trade offs, and options…

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Published on 5th December, 2020

First Principles

This tool will let you break down a problem into is smallest units and build a solution focusing on those units. Some ways to do this...…

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Published on 2nd July, 2021

Fishbone Diagram

Use this to find the root causes of issues. Also know as Ishikawa diagram or cause-and-effect diagram. Define the problem (Eg. User Signups…

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Published on 2nd July, 2021

Productive Thinking Model

Method to find creative solutions to well defined problems. Ask yourself these questions... 1. Ask "What's going on?" Understand the problem…

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Published on 8th July, 2021

Socratic Questioning

Disciplined questioning that enables critical thinking... Clarification – "What do you mean by...?" Probing assumptions – "What could we…

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Published on 2nd July, 2021

Unsolvable Problem can be Overcome

There are a lot of important problems that are fundamentally insolvable. They can never be solved - but can be outgrown. You can accept the…

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Published on 9th December, 2020

5 Whys

Ask yourself why recursively about a problem 5 times. This will lead you to root cause of the problem. It will take you down the cause and…

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Published on 2nd July, 2021

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