Don't Rush to Judgment
Looking for the Best Ideas to Solve Problems, Understand the Difference between Divergent and Convergent Thinking
Every project presents problems. In order to find the best solution, project managers need to use two types of thinking: divergent and convergent. Generating ideas is divergent thinking; evaluating and selecting them is convergent thinking. But just as a driver cannot accomplish anything by accelerating and braking at the same time, project managers cannot find ideal solutions by coming up with ideas and judging them at the same time.