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TRIZ Got a Problem? Treat It With TRIZ!
Wouldn't it be great if there was a "solutions supermarket" where you could find creative, off-the-peg answers to your problems? Well, TRIZ is open for business!

Our article, TRIZ, explores the philosophy that somebody, someplace has already solved a very similar problem, and you just need to fine-tune that solution to fit your particular issue.

And you can discover more intuitive and informal approaches to problem solving with our articles, Brainstorming and Creative Problem Solving.

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Explore this powerful and creative problem-solving philosophy.

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Brainstorming Brainstorming

Find out how to generate radical ideas and solutions.

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Creative Problem Solving Creative Problem Solving

Learn how to find answers when conventional thinking lets you down.

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Jain and Sharma's BADIR Framework
Jain and Sharma's BADIR™ Framework

Discover how to turn raw data into decisions and insights.

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Six Sigma
Six Sigma

Find out how to use this quality-improvement process, which is also popular with TRIZ devotees.

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Soft Systems Methodology (SSM)
Soft Systems Methodology (SSM)

Use this scientific approach to help you to understand complex issues.

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Your Top Tips to Avoid Emotional Exhaustion at Work Your Top Tips to Avoid Emotional Exhaustion at Work

Mind Tools writer Eleanor Bruce reveals your top tips for coping when work just feels "all too much."
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Learner Engagement: Inspiring Your People to Be Advocates Learner Engagement: Inspiring Your People to Be Advocates

In the struggle to boost learner engagement, your people can be its best advocates. Our deputy CEO Ollie Craddock explores how to harness their power!
A Final Note

What problem-solving approach works best for you? Do you rely on logic, data and research; or do you lean toward intuition and lateral thinking? Explore our wide-ranging problem-solving toolkit, here.

Next week, you can discover strategies for turning your organization green, while staying in the black! And find out how to motivate your team, with our new video.

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