As the trainer, it was my job to keep the group engaged in critical and strategic thinking.
But this group was stuck—stuck in their ideas, discussion, dialogue, and conversation. Put down your pens, leave your phones, and let’s get out of here.” I had prepared by bringing some sports equipment. When you come back you will see your problems and issues with fresh eyes.
For example, if performance in your department is substandard, you might think the problem is with the individuals submitting work.
However, if you look a bit deeper, the real issue might be a lack of training, or an unreasonable workload.
Her newest book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness has become a national bestseller.
Having good, strong problem solving skills can make a huge difference to your career.
Of Lolly’s many awards and accolades, Lolly was designated a Top-50 Leadership and Management Expert by Inc. Huffington Post honored Lolly with the title of The Most Inspiring Woman in the World.
Her writing has appeared in HBR, Inc.com, Fast Company (Ask The Expert), Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, and others.
A very significant part of this involves making sense of the complex situation in which the problem occurs, so that you can pinpoint exactly what the problem is.
Many of the tools in this section help you do just that.