How Do You Solve All Problems? Secret to Problem Solving in Life, Easy Steps and Tips with Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg

Michael Sandler June 23, 2021 2

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If you’ve ever wanted answers to your biggest questions, then do have the What’s Your Problem show for you.


Today I’ll be talking with Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg, speaker, adviser, co-author of “Innovation as Usual”, and author of a brilliant new book on solving your problems, “What’s Your Problem” 


That is just what I want to talk with him about today, about changing the problems you solve to solve your toughest problems. Plus we’ll talk about judging barbeque competitions, hipsters and shuffleboards, boys and hammers, beating electabuzz, what on earth is the 10 O’clock rule, and why in the world furniture upholstery might just save humanity.


Key Points Discussed:

  • The elevator problem and how it explains what his book and the concept of reframing is about (02:55)
  • The way that we’re always solving the wrong problems (05:06)
  • The shelter problem and bark buddy: The BarkBox concept (07:03)
  • The problems that cause most families to give up their dogs to shelters (10:00)
  • Looking at Sir Meowzers problem from different angles (16:35)
  • The real mission of reframing and how it helps in properly dealing with problems (18:45)
  • Taking a second to state a problem and the magic in doing it (21:29)
  • Trying to not get stuck in our own me situation when we’re dealing with a problem involving multiple people (24:12)
  • The steps to creating our problem statement and the importance of getting assistance from people who are different from us (25:29)
  • How our emotions can get us stuck when trying to solve problems (31:35)
  • What’s the danger of boys and hammers? (37:17)
  • How understanding people’s real goals can sometimes solve even tremendously tense conflicts (40:58)
  • The 10 O’ clock rule that solves 80% of conflicts in relationships (45:00)
  • The value of looking for unexceptional exceptions (46:24)
  • When did the problem occur but not matter? (47:50)
  • Exploring our own contribution and leaving the word “blame” behind (52:00)
  • What is power blindness? (54:01)
  • Starting new things and the importance of reality testing them first (58:24)
  • What is confirmation bias and how do we leave it behind? (58:49)
  • Bolsa Familia and Brazil as a way of getting out of that confirmation bias (1:00:17)
  • How do we overcome resistance in our minds? (1:02:19)


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