Tools for Thinking

Tools for Thinking

This resource offers a library of tools for thinking. This is a broad category that can include consulting frameworks, rules of thumb, metaphors, useful concepts, and other tools.

We regularly update this toolbox with new tools. They are listed below, with the most recent first.

The Tools

36. Sisu 2/5/2023

35. ADKAR Model 2/4/2023

34. Inversion 2/3/2023

33. Mavens 2/2/2023

32. What would we need to believe? 2/1/2023

31. Wabi sabi 1/31/2023

30. Cobra effect 1/30/2023

29. 5S 1/29/2023

28. Kintsugi 1/28/2023

27. Eisenhower matrix 1/27/2023

26. Map vs. territory 1/26/2023

25. Hawthorne Effect 1/25/2023

24. Abilene Paradox 1/24/2023

23. Goodhart’s Law 1/23/2023

22. Givers, Takers, and Matchers 1/22/2023

21. Morning pages 1/21/2023

20. What’s in it for me 1/20/2023

19. Winning 1/19/2023

18. Parkinson’s law of triviality 1/18/2023

17. Sunk cost fallacy 1/17/2023

16. The Five Whys 1/16/2023

15. Free 1/15/2023

14. Twelve Favorite Problems 1/14/2023

13. McKinsey Change Model 1/13/2023

12. Pre mortem  1/12/2023

11. Steelmanning 1/11/2023

10. Prestige expenditure  1/10/2023

9. Permission marketing 1/9/2023

8. Punctuated equilibrium 1/8/2023

7. Luck surface area 1/7/2023

6. Legibility 1/6/2023

5. Johari window 1/5/2023

4. The Resistance 1/4/2023

3. Chart junk 1/3/2023

2. Occam’s Razor 1/2/2023

1. Ikigai 1/1/2023