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- 4. Who can you learn from?
To find good ideas, it is
often worthwhile looking at how similar problems were resolved. Have
the courage to use other peoples' solutions and adapt them to your
needs. This strategy is called innovative imitation. However, there are
also situations where you have to rely on your own imagination. Just
remember: good ideas often come on their own and quite unexpectedly.
Sometimes it helps to think about something else for a while and then
suddenly you have a brainwave that brings you a step closer to solving
- 5. Advantages and disadvantages of a decision
you find several good solution approaches, you have to weight them up according
to advantages and disadvantages, opportunities and risks. Also, if you
prioritize certain points, you increase their significance.
- 6. Examine feasibility as part of the decision-making
decisions sound good in theory, but they are completely impractical. Therefore,
always compare the effort and the benefits. With especially elegant solutions
this point is often disregarded if your enthusiasm makes it hard for you to consider
the problem factually.
- 7. Stand by your decision
you have made your decision, stand by it – at least until new, important
aspects arise that put a different light on your decision. Then you have to
start the decision-making process all over again.
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