Roger Neill’s “Best Current Thinking” approach to problem solving is a magic elixir that makes problem solving dramatically more effective by focusing attention on possible solutions. Roger first introduced me to his approach at a workshop he was facilitating years ago. I always thought it was an interesting process. As I’ve used it since then, I’ve learned just how powerful it is. The secret sauce is its leveling ability. It’s a mindset change.
Sharing Best Current Thinking changes interactions from tells or tests to collaboration. The new executive can be transparent about what they think, know, and don’t know, putting their ideas on the table for all to improve. This is an act of converging and asking for help and evolving with new thinking.