Coaching Tip: Four Question Method for Proactive Problem Solving

Does your mind ever go around in circles or do you loose sleep trying to come up with a solution for a problem?  As a coach, I find that my clients benefit by following this four question problem solving method.

1. What is the problem?

2. What are the solutions for resolution of the problem? (Include advantages and disadvantages of each solution)

3. What is the best solution with supporting rationale?

4. Once a decision is reached on the best solution, when will you act on it?

Try it out and let me know what you think!

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