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[00:53] The human desire to create.
[01:15] Rushing solutions leads to poor outcomes.
[01:37] Problem spaces and finding the right question to answer.
[02:15] The people inside the problem space.
[02:38] The context in which the people experience the problem.
[03:02] The history of the people and the context reveal changes over time.
[03:15] Problem finding.
[04:11] Finding and refining problems is not our natural inclination.
[04:52] Problem framing.
[05:17] How Might We questions.
[06:01] Getting comfortable with ambiguity as a designer.
[06:47] The eight things you can do with a How Might We question.
[08:08] The best solutions come from diverse teams.
[08:29] Fluid Hive’s free thinking tool will help you focus your solution energy.
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