Making the Complicated Simple

Making Complex Problems Simple

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It’s easy to get overwhelmed by complex problems. By breaking the problem down, defining success, and focusing on meaningful issues, you’ll solve complex problems faster and more effectively.

Duration: 23 minutes of video lessons

The course covers:

  • Understand the Question, Success, and Decision to Make
  • Determine the Issues Causing the Problem
  • Ask Yourself “Does it change the answer?”
  • Focus on Meaningful Issues and Ideas
  • Solve the Issue and Reassess the Problem

The target audience for this course is anyone who faces complex problems and is tasked with generating solutions for them. The value of this course to participants and the organization are:

  • Faster problem solving with more focus on meaningful solutions
  • Less time wasted on low-value ideas and solving symptoms instead of causes

Mike Figliuolo is the founder and managing director of thoughtLEADERS. He is an internationally recognized author, trainer, speaker, and blogger on the topics of leadership, communications, strategy, decision-making, problem solving, and other critical business skills. An honor graduate from West Point, Mike served in the US Army as a combat arms officer. Before founding thoughtLEADERS, he was an assistant professor at Duke University, a consultant at McKinsey & Company, and an executive at Capital One and Scotts Miracle-Gro. He is the author of three books: One Piece of Paper: The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal LeadershipLead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results, and The Elegant Pitch: Create a Compelling Recommendation, Build Broad Support, and Get it Approved. Mike is also one of the most popular authors on LinkedIn Learning where he has published 30 courses that have been viewed millions of times by learners from around the world.