Sometimes we move too quickly from, “I have a problem”…to here’s a solution.
When we slow down and dig a little deeper, we can get to not only how we feel about the situation, but uncover our most authentic next step.
Leaders can ask themselves or others, a series of questions that allow them to name it, tame it, and then when they are ready, reframe it.
- Ask questions to engage in self-reflection
- Ask questions to engage in self-compassion
- Ask questions to engage in self-management and take action
Download the steps here.
Watch this video where Jen Lopez and I walk you through how to name it, tame it, and reframe it.
Jennifer Lopez is a leadership consultant and provides a full explanation of the process on her blog here. You can also download a sample pack of “Name It, Tame It, Reframe It” cards here.
Want more strategies for turning problems into possibilities?
Check out the other tips in this series!
- Part 1 – Solve Any Problem in 5 Minutes
- Part 2 – Ask Generative Questions
- Part 3 – The Problem with Problem-Solving
- Part 4 (this post) – Turning Problems into Possibilities by Reframing