The Six Thinking Hats Problem Solving Model IQ Doodle outlines how to solve your life and business problems far more effectively and creatively using Edward de Bono’s clever six thinking hats approach.
Here is the text description included within this IQ Doodle:
1) Managerial Blue Hat
Role: To take an idea from conception to implementation.
What problem do I face?
What do I want to achieve?
How will I solve this problem?
2) Neutral White Hat
Role: To carefully explore the facts of the problem in an objective way.
What do I know about this problem?
What don’t I know about this problem?
What’s significant about all these facts?
3) Intuitive Red Hat
Role: To think instinctively and explore intuitive feelings and hunches.
Intuitively, what makes most sense here?
Do I feel this is the right choice to make?
What is my gut telling me right now?
4) Pessimistic Black Hat
Role: To cautiously evaluate proposals and identify flaws and weaknesses.
What is the fatal flaw in this idea?
How many ways is this likely to fail?
What are the risks associated with this?
5) Optimistic Yellow Hat
Role: To explore opportunities for making the most of proposed ideas.
Given my skills and resources, what’s possible?
What opportunities could evolve from this?
How can I realistically make this work?
6) Creative Green Hat
Role: To challenge perspectives and explore creative possibilities.
What’s a unique way of looking at this?
What’s a more efficient solution to this?
What are the possibilities if I try…?