In today’s increasingly unpredictable and complex world, creativity and innovation are essential to organizational success. Regardless of the problem or opportunity at hand, effective teams are well served when they can hone their critical thinking and creative problem solving skills.
The good news is, contrary to popular belief, creativity is not a magical gift bestowed on a lucky few from above. It is, in fact, a process that can be mapped, measured, managed, and taught.
The four-step Creative Problem Solving Process is a simple, yet elegant way to understand and expand our capacity to navigate the challenges we face in our lives and in our work.
The Creative Problem Solving Process is a powerful tool that can be utilized across organizational functions, whether developing a next-generation product offering, designing flexible and equitable working environments, crafting a new marketing strategy, strengthening customer relationships, or managing the supply chain, it allows us to go beyond our day-to-day ways of thinking to envision, and bring to fruition, new, exciting, and bold ideas.
Our creativity and innovation offerings can be introduced to build overall problem solving capacity amongst intact teams, flexible teams, and cross-functional cohorts, and can be applied to almost any challenge that requires fresh eyes and an out-of-the-box approach.