Do you notice how easy it is to see somebody else's problem and solutions? Do you wonder why they cannot see it themselves?
Dan Pink produced a blog that gives an insight on the reasons. Tricks for solving problems faster
- Reach out to others and asked them to come up with some solutions.
- Pretend the problem is a friend's problem
- Put some distance between you and the challenge.
- Let yourself dream and process the problem at a unaware level
Apparently experiments have shown that people are more creative solving other people's problems than our own. The real key to effective theraphy is asking for help and being ready for suggestions.
I resolve to ask help from others for my problems. I do that now for golf with my teacher who is very creative. More to come.