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Creative Problem Solving

Creative Problem Solving. Innovation in Action. Creativity. The sum of two coins is \$1.10. One of them is not a dime. What are the two coins? Dollar coin and a dime. Creativity. A year has 12 months, and some have 30 days, and some have 31 days. How many months have 28 days? All.

Creative Problem Solving

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1. Creative Problem Solving Innovation in Action

2. Creativity • The sum of two coins is \$1.10. One of them is not a dime. What are the two coins? • Dollar coin and a dime

3. Creativity • A year has 12 months, and some have 30 days, and some have 31 days. How many months have 28 days? • All

4. Creativity • What happens once in a minute, twice in a moment, and never in a year? • Letter “m”

5. Creativity • The butcher at Tony’s Meat Market is 41 years old, 6 feet 2 inches tall, wears a size 17 shirt and a size 12 shoe. What does he weight? • Meat

6. Creativity • ● ● ● • ● ● ● • ● ● ● • Connect all the dots by drawing four straight lines without lifting the pencil from the paper

7. Creativity • Imagine that you have eight blocks, seven weigh exactly the same; one is just a little bit lighter. Your company wants zero defects to maintain its reputation for quality. You want to be efficient and not waste time weighting each block to find the defective one. You have heard it is possible to find the odd block with just two weightings on a balance scale. How is it done?

8. Creativity • Looking at the same thing as everyone else and thinking something different • Playing with the imagination and possibilities while interacting with ideas, people, and the environment, leading to new connections and outcomes

9. Problem Solving • Problem approach differs with tools and training • “If your only tool is a hammer, all problems look like a nail”

10. Problem Solving • Scientific Method • Creative Thinking • Polya’s Method • Analytical Thinking • Team Problem Solving • Creative Problem Solving

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