Have you ever faced a problem and just wanted to run away and hide? I have. In fact just recently this happened to me. I was so caught up with the problem that I failed to do one critical thing – define it. What about the situation presented the most cause for concern? What key element of the problem did I want to resolve? Realizing the error of my ways I’ve since resolved to clearly, and calmly, define any future problems I may encounter.
Below are just some of the questions I brainstormed to help me clearly define problems in future: