9 Secrets to Solving Problems (1/9)

Whether at work, home or in your personal life, coming up with creative problem solutions can be a difficult task. Try these simple ideas the next time you're posed with a tough problem.

1. Make Time to Think

1. Make Time to Think

Google gives its engineers one day a week to work on personal projects the company might benefit from. Joey Reiman, an innovation consultant for firms such as Coca-Cola, rewards his employees with five annual “Your Days” (as well as nearly five weeks of annual leave!) to get out of the office and do some blue-sky thinking.

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