Problem solving principles

Innovative glass cover design analysis

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It became a special item in my household as years passed. It was a small thing, but there was complete affinity to it from all without any reservation. I wondered, “What is so special about it? Why do we all like it? Is it the looks, or its utility?" Over time my analysis took body and shape...

How to select the right medicines in a hurry

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Principle of persistence says, try once more, don't give up. But would you try the same way next time? Is there any other option? This is Principle of exploration. We always search for more options when in a bind. Some option stays invisible. It is our job to bring it to light and use it...

Principle of disbelief & verification, an effective principle of problem solving

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We know so much. About people around us, things that we use, about ourselves, how the world runs, how nature works and so on. We think and act on the basis of this cumulative knowledge and also of course according to a situation and our psychological makeup and preferences...

Problem solving Principle of focus and Principle of defocus

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It is recognized all around that without intense focus on a single objective you cannot achieve big. In every area of activity and thought intense focus has the potential to create extraordinary results. Focus is everything, or is it? What if your objective is not fulfilled and your world without a back up plan crashes down?...

Principle of positivity provided the all important push


Just then you are surprised by a light tap on your right shoulder. Turning around you face a woman. She asks you in a low voice with barely suppressed anxiety, “Is there any other shorter route to Howrah Station?” You sense an underlying problem of serious nature...


How to change your world

In the world we live, most people seem to be happy, going about their lives as if nothing is amiss, there is no serious problem anywhere around. Even if there is some minor problem, people grumble and then move on. But not all people are as happy as it may seem...

Playing cricket is somewhat like living life, at least in the area of Zero Based Problem Solving

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It was the post match analysis that caught my attention, but for a different reason now. The expert analyst was explaining, “For batsmen, concentration is important. For a single ball, you lose concentration and you are OUT. But the same goes for the bowler too. Look at how he bowled the last over...”


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