We’ve collected the best Problem-Solving Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Jamie Hyneman, Marvin Minsky, Herbert A. Simon, Margaret J. Wheatley, Emma Walton Hamilton. Use them as an inspiration.
I like to think that since I was about 19, I have studied human decision-making and problem-solving.
Whatever I’ve experienced in my life is a part of my story, and I’m proud of that. But it’s someone who wakes up early, works all day, believes in charitable work, business-minded, diligent, accountable, problem-solving… I’m so much about school, consistency and tradition.
Learning to fly an airplane taught me a way of thinking, an approach to problem-solving that was applicable and effective. Pilots are very methodical and meticulous, and artists tend not to be.
Problem-solving is essential to engineering. Engineers are constantly on the lookout for a better way to do things.
We are looking for a set of personal characteristics that predict success, the first and foremost of which is perseverance in the face of challenges. We also look for the ability to influence and motivate others who share your values, strong problem-solving ability, and leadership.
My research career has been devoted to understanding human decision-making and problem-solving processes. The pursuit of this goal has led me into the fields of political science, economics, cognitive psychology, computer science and philosophy of science, among others.
Even the picturesque prehistoric settlements at Akrotiri on the Greek island of Santorini were an exercise in problem-solving; white-washed homes and town halls built with an anti-earthquake technology still employed today, 3,500 years on.
As the world we live in is so unpredictable, the ability to learn and to adapt to change is imperative, alongside creativity, problem-solving, and communication skills.
I pray, read the word, and then creative stuff happens here. Problem-solving and all of that comes into that space. So ‘Da Box’ actually represents my sanctuary and that time. I might look trapped in a box, but I’m actually more free in that box than anyone on the outside looking in or in any other space in my life.
I considered going into business or becoming a lawyer – not for the money, but for the thrill of problem-solving.
Republicans must sell a big-cause, problem-solving vision – low-ego and happy-warrior in tone.
I see no reason why there still are large lectures in universities throughout the world. When people gather, they should be interactive, problem-solving, and experimenting; not passively listening.
The best way to promote and protect opportunity is through collaboration, consensus-building, and pragmatic problem-solving. Throughout nearly 30 years in public service, I have approached tough challenges by making room for as many people as possible around the table in search of common ground.
My dad is a mathematician; I think we both have that problem-solving, looking-for-patterns way of thinking.
What takes place in the Security Council more closely resembles a mugging than either a political debate or an effort at problem-solving.
I think people are tired of just, this kind of continuous conflict. They want to see principled problem-solving.