Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Wood Badge Problem Solving

No description
by

Keith Smith

on 24 October 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Wood Badge Problem Solving

Problem Solving
Step 1
Describe the Problem
> Accurately
> Completely
> Understand Problem
Step 2
Gather Information
> Quantitative... "Facts"
> Qualitative... " Feelings"
Step 3
Determine Most
Important Factors
> Timing...People...Setting
> All Three
> Overall Situation
Step 4
Visualize Success
> Describe what
Success looks like
> What is "solved" ?
Step 5
Action Steps to Success
> Make a Decision
> Take Action...Forward
> Stay Focused

Problem Solving...

> Should be Quicker...and more Adaptable
> For More Immediate Challenges
> Results in a Decision

Advantages of Using
System Approach
* Saves Time
* More Efficient
* Common Language
* Repeatable
* Increases Odds of Success

Systematic
vs
Intuitive

?
Decision Making
Brainstorming
* Everyone participates
* Think outside the box
* Piggyback ideas
* Consider Past Solutions

Consensus
* Atmosphere of trust
* All Agree to abide by the group
* Assess & Evaluated Solutions 
* Trial run then Finalize

Parking Lot
* Acknowledge the issue is not
immediately relevant
* Write a brief description
* Agree to come back to
the idea at a later time

Multi Voting
* Equal # of votes for all
* If a list, rank the items
* Vote and total the scores
* Cast out low score choice
* Repeat until a winner

Problem Solving
& Decision Making
And What's the
Problem with
Wood Badge
Participants...?
But What about Ole
Gidney of Gilwell?
They Can't Whittle!
So how will they make a Slide for their Wood Badge neckerchief when they attend Gilwell?
* Green Bar Bill Hillcourt was said to tell this story often and with authority from his work with BP.
ROCKETS!
Anyone Remember Day 2?
> Usually have a clear, defined goal

> Mission & Vision is often a Part

> Time to Execute is likely longer
Projects also...
1. Project Overview
2. Work Breakdown Structure
3. Activity Assignments
4. Take Action on Plan
5. Evaluation & Closeout
Project Planning
Problems can be...

>< ...within larger projects

>< ...independent of projects

Tools for
Success
THE END
Thanks....
Good Luck !

Projects can certainly
present problems...


But...
Project Planning & Problem Solving
are Different Processes
Official Wood Badge
Problem Solving Process
Gidney's Solution
Problem Solving
Round Robin
* Patrol Activity
(You Read ' Patrol Competition')
* 8 Stations each with a unique problem
* Shotgun Start!
(No Shotguns Allowed... Except Dewayne)
* Timed! Rotate in numerical order on the signal
*
SAFETY FIRST

(Anyone can stop anyone if deemed unsafe)


A Story of Francis Gidney of Gilwell
The Problem with Wood Badge Participants
Francis ' Skipper' Gidney
* First Camp Chief of Gilwell
* Organized Early Wood Badge
Courses under BP Supervision
* THE Active Trainer at Gilwell

Discovered a Major Problem with Wood Badge Participants...
Full transcript