Tools for better thinking
Collection of thinking tools and frameworks to help you solve problems, make decisions and understand systems.
Cynefin frameworkDECISION MAKING
Make sense of different situations to choose an appropriate response.
Decision matrixDECISION MAKING
Choose the best option by considering multiple factors.
Ladder of inferenceDECISION MAKING
Avoid jumping to conclusions. Make decisions based on reality.
Approach a problem from a different point of view.
Issue treesPROBLEM SOLVING
Structure and solve problems in a systematic way.
Iceberg ModelSYSTEMS THINKING
Uncover root causes of events by looking at hidden levels of abstractions.
Confidence determines speed vs. qualityDECISION MAKING
Determine a trade-off between speed and quality when building products.
Second-order thinkingDECISION MAKING
Consider the long-term consequences of your decisions.
First principlesPROBLEM SOLVING
Break down complex problems into basic elements and create innovative solutions from there.
Abstraction ladderingPROBLEM SOLVING
Frame your problem better with different levels of abstraction.
Connection circlesSYSTEMS THINKING
Understand relationships and identify feedback loops within systems.
Balancing feedback loopSYSTEMS THINKING
Mechanism that pushes back against a change to create stability.
Reinforcing feedback loopSYSTEMS THINKING
Understand the force behind exponential changes.
Hard choice modelDECISION MAKING
Figure out what kind of a decision you're making.