You may already have a team in place, but you can still apply this system to future hiring opportunities. If you’re constantly looking over their shoulder, micromanaging them, they’ll become dependent on your instruction and guidance (not to mention, they’ll probably become resentful of you). Let them know you count on them to find the solutions to problems on their own, and most employees will feel empowered to rise to the occasion.
When most people interview candidates, they look for experience, qualifications and a record of achievement; these are good qualities, of course, but they don’t tell you much about a person’s ability to think on the fly. This follows the same thread as the last strategy: empowering your employees rather than directly guiding them.
Connect them with better sources, tools and points of consultation to help them get the answers they need.
Your employees may be good problem-solvers individually, but they’ll be even better when they work together as a group.
The more you do this, the more empowered and appreciated your employees will feel, and the more confident they’ll be when it comes to solving their own problems.
Problem-solving is an essential component of many parts of business, from analyzing what went wrong in a campaign to coming up with new solutions for a common customer complaint.
Help your students learn how to overcome issues independently by integrating problem-solving skills into your lesson plans.
This article will help you teach your students how to understand, identify, and resolve issues that they are facing in class.
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The ability to solve problems applies to more than just mathematics homework.