Problem-Solving Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Problem-Solving Quotes from famous persons: Henry Cisneros, Marc Koska, Konnie Huq, Daniel H. Pink, Bettany Hughes. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Problem-Solving Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

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Americans are a can-do people, an enthusiastic people,

Americans are a can-do people, an enthusiastic people, a problem-solving people. And when given a direction and given a plan, they’ll sign on.
Henry Cisneros
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I read a newspaper article in May 1984 which predicted that syringes would one day be a major cause of the transmission of HIV. It was what I had been waiting for – a project that had a lot of the things that I liked: problem-solving, product design, campaigning, and being a bit of a big mouth pain-in-the-bum.
Marc Koska
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Me and my husband think the internet is a really positive thing. We know games that have taught our children problem-solving skills but that doesn’t mean we are going to say play ‘Call of Duty.’
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Entrepreneurs are moving from a world of problem-solving to a world of problem-finding. The very best ones are able to uncover problems people didn’t realize that they had.
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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.
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Economists who have studied the relationship between education and economic growth confirm what common sense suggests: The number of college degrees is not nearly as important as how well students develop cognitive skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving ability.
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It’s a very different thing when you‘re creating the world as opposed to when you’re just part of the world. I love the detail of it, the problem-solving of it, and I love working with actors.
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I enjoyed biology in high school, and that brought me to a research lab at U.C. Santa Barbara. I loved doing experiments, and I had fun with them. I realized this kind of problem-solving fit my intellectual style.
Carol W. Greider
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My mum was a quintessential businesswoman. She taught me problem-solving. She can solve any problem.
Obiageli Ezekwesili
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Problem-solving becomes a very important part of our makeup as we grow into maturity or move up the corporate ladder.
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I got addicted to the hands-on problem-solving through the process of making or designing something. Architecture school was really influential and amazing.
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Chess can open up a kid‘s brain, and develop it in a playful creative way. They can learn playfully about creative, strategic, and logical thinking, and quick problem-solving.
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Depending on the kind of code you write, depending on the kind of ideas you have, you can be creative in problem-solving and you can really make things work in a very gratifying way.
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I’m wary of the wordinventing,’ because in the British psyche the word ‘inventor‘ is immediately linked with ‘mad’. For me, inventing is problem-solving.
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Snowden is an orderly thinker, with an engineer‘s approach to problem-solving.
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I think there are definitely two types of student: the academic kids and the 50% who fail. It’s very clear to see – it’s fact. We’re not doing enough for those who fail; they need a more physical, tactile approach, involving people skills, team-building, problem-solving, building things.
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We experience problem-solving sessions as war zones, we view competing ideas as enemies, and we use problems as weapons to blame and defeat opposition forces. No wonder we can’t come up with real lasting solutions!
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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.
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As a teacher at Princeton, I’m surrounded by people who work hard so I just make good use of my time. And I don’t really think of it as work – writing a novel, in one sense, is a problem-solving exercise.
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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.
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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.
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I was secretary of the Treasury when the credit bubble burst, so I think it’s fair to say that I know a little bit about risk, assessing outcomes, and problem-solving.
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Work wise, as a stunt woman, I enjoy telly – or TV – because – and, as an actor – I kind of enjoy the urgency of it. I enjoy the problem-solving that’s happening. Right now, we don’t have time to rehearse for hours. And, if something goes wrong, we don’t have time to shoot something else for four days until we sort it out.
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I think people are tired of just, this kind of continuous conflict. They want to see principled problem-solving.
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I find fight scenes actually more interesting, in a way, than chase scenes because you’re watching your character go through this problem-solving process and fight the antagonist mano-a-mano. It’s more powerful, more emotional.
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Problem-solving, inventing, hacking and coding is more of an adrenaline rush of endorphins rather than a feeling.
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When I was a kid, I playedSuper Mario Bros‘ and ‘Megaman 2’ and ‘3’ for hours and hours, trying to convince my mother they were good for me because they helped my hand-eye coordination. They influenced a whole generation of people to make computers what they are now, through problem-solving and so on.
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I like to think that since I was about 19, I have studied human decision-making and problem-solving.
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Too many problem-solving sessions become battlegrounds where decisions are made based on power rather than intelligence.
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Since we don’t know with any certainty what specific aptitudes today’s students will need tomorrow, we need to ensure they have the critical thinking and problem-solving abilities that extend beyond any one technology or program.
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Let’s teach boys at school the personally and economically valuable skills of self-expression and emotional intelligence, of mediation and problem-solving.
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Problem-solving is essential to engineering. Engineers are constantly on the lookout for a better way to do things.
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Creating something is all about problem-solving.
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I love leaving the door open to good ideas. I love the collaborative swirl. I get charged by problem-solving, usually under some kind of stress – the sun is going down, and we have eight minutes, and we have to solve it. Great things come out of it.
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I know firsthand that the characteristics of a great engineer – problem-solving skills, a deep understanding of technology, and a results-driven mindset – are the exact same things that any executive, in any industry, must have in order to succeed.