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October 2014
Opti Staffing Group
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Still Fighting Fires? 4 Fresh Approaches to Problem Solving

You're a leader. Problem solving is in your DNA. These strategies will help you take a fresh approach to business challenges of all sizes -- and turn problems into opportunities.

Best Problem-Solving Strategies


Fast thinkers tend to be fast talkers. Use these tips to control your pace -- and become a better listener, facilitator and presenter.

Slow It Down

Focus on the Problem -- Not the Solution

"If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on the solution, I would spend the first 55 minutes determining the proper question to ask, for once I know the proper question, I could solve the problem in less than five minutes."
--Albert Einstein

When faced with a tough problem, resist the temptation to immediately focus on finding the right answer. Instead, spend more time asking the right questions to ensure you explore and exploit all the possibilities.

Stat of the Month:

That's the number of words per minute Steve Woodmore can articulate, which is four times faster than the average human. Maybe you're not that fast of a talker, after all.



Opti Staffing Group provides a wide range of solutions to your toughest business challenges:

  1. alleviating process bottlenecks
  2. meeting tight deadlines
  3. controlling costs
  4. improving productivity
  5. recruiting for hard-to-fill positions
  6. reducing risks and ensuring compliance
  7. simplifying staffing management

Give us a call and we'll take problems like these off your plate.

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