Problem Solving


I Never Thought of It That Way!


  • To take a broader view of problems and their solutions in order to enhance creativity
  • To illustrate that our thought processes can be inhibited by patterned thinking


Use this activity to demonstrate how easy it is to respond quickly to an idea or concept based on “old” patterns of thought, which can result in missed opportunities and mis-communications.


All levels, individually or in any size group


Fifteen minutes

Handouts, Materials, and Equipment

  • One copy of the I Never Thought of It That Way! Questions for the facilitator


  1. Ask the group to listen carefully ...

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