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Creative Problem Solving (CPS)

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  Vadim Kotelnikov

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Problem solving starts with a burning desire to change something and an open mind.

Don't be obsessed with a problem, look for opportunities it brings about..



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Challenge Assumption - Creatinve Problem Solving CPS





4 WHYs of True Success


 "We are continually faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems." ~ John W. Gardner

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  Innovation Jokes Illustrative Jokes on Creative Problem Solving


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Turning Problems To Opportunities: Illuminating

Smart Shopkeeper

A shopkeeper was dismayed when a brand new business much like his own opened up next door and erected a huge sign which read ‘BEST QUALITY’.

He was horrified when another competitor opened up next door on his right, and announced its arrival with an even larger sign, reading ‘LOWEST PRICES’.

The shopkeeper panicked, until he got an idea. He put the biggest sign of all over his own shop. It read ‘MAIN ENTRANCE’.



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Creative Problem Solving: Reducing costs

A Car as Collateral

A businessman walks into a bank in a city centre and asks for a $100 loan. He offers his luxury car as collateral. The collateral is too good, and the bank manager approves the loan.

A year later, the businessman comes back. He repays the loan and the 10% interest and is ready to collect his car. Finally, the puzzled bank manager dares to ask him: "Excuse me, sir, could you tell me: did you really need that $100 so badly? In order to get the money, you left your luxury car with us for a whole year!"

The businessman replied, "That's simple – just think outside the box: where else in the city centre can I find such a great parking place for just $10 a year?"