How to Solve Big Problems Like a Pro – Corey Phelps

    If there is one thing you can count on besides “death and taxes” is you can bet you will have problems. Whether it is in your business or your career, or your life, they are bound to happen. Ironically your biggest problem may be not knowing how to solve your problems.

    Dr. Corey Phelps is here for the rescue. One of the tri-authors of the outstanding book Cracked It! How to solve big problems and sell solutions like top strategy consultants. Bernard Garrette, Corey Phelps, Olivier Sibony have collaborated on what is perhaps the most exhaustive books on problem solving in today’s market.

    In this episode of A New Direction Corey walks us through some of the potential pitfalls of problem solving, takes us then through a cliff notes version of the 4S method of problem solving and offers details into how we go about solving those problems all the while filling in the gaps with real stories that demonstrate the power of the good, the bad and the ugly of problem solving.

    Cracked It! is going to serve you as a tool box for problem solving. No matter what you do, no matter what you may be dealing with Cracked It! is going to be an indispensable toolbox of tools that you will use to help you be better and solve the biggest problems you may face.

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