Problem solving

Become the greatest problem solver you can be! Bad problem solving is everywhere and costs individuals and society incalculable amounts of time and money. Be a part of the solution by stepping up your problem-solving game. In this course you will learn the 9 behaviors of great problem solvers, which will help you stop guessing and solve hard problems in your life, work and community.

   7,782 students completed this course

   83% recommend it to other students

   Teacher: Nat Greene


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83% of students recommend

  “Very well laid out and explained. The only thing I would have added was some examples, to help concretize the concepts. But hey- it’s supposed to be a brief course, not a complete book, so no real complaint there.”

  “Thank you for this course. Its really useful.”

  “Very organized and precise lessons, thank you!”


Course plan

Lesson 1. Stop Guessing
Lesson 2. Smell the Problem
Lesson 3. Embrace Your Ignorance
Lesson 4. Know What Problem You’re Solving
Lesson 5. Dig into the Fundamentals
Lesson 6. Don’t Rely on Experts
Lesson 7. Believe in a Simple Solution
Lesson 8. Make Fact-Based Decisions
Lesson 9. Stay on Target
Lesson 10. Become the Greatest Problem Solver You Can Be
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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