Creative problem solving

Sandy Thomson · 23/08/2022

When faced with high-stakes problems creative people often become really unimaginative and just go with the first potential solutions. But rush, unimaginative problem solving just causes more problems later. Problem solving is a key skills we all use and need to develop. Given that everyone’s ability to solve problems is variable and inconsistent, Creative Problem Solving looks at what are the right problems to solve, how to create the environment for genuine, creative thought and how to close down the unhelpful and distracting information and impulses that usually push our decision-making into predictable and ineffective patterns.

  • Learn to create the conditions that encourage creative problem solving
  • Identify their problem solving toolkit
  • Develop strategies to keep problem solving on track
  • Practice core creative problem solving skills

About Instructor

Sandy Thomson

A Story Engineer creating narratives for film, theatre, live events and business. I'm Artistic Director of Poorboy Stories and founded the company in 2002. An award winning writer, director and world builder, I'm often found delivering masterclasses, programmes and mentoring or advising on collaboration, communications and innovation for artists, creative entrepreneurs and more traditional businesses.

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Course Includes

  • 9 Lessons