Problem Solver Bundle
The Problem Solver 10 Map Bundle includes a selection of hand picked maps that are designed to help you effectively solve the array of problems that life often throws our way.
Who is this Bundle for?
Anyone who typically struggles and feels overwhelmed when handling problems.
Anyone who would like to learn what it takes to solve problems more effectively.
Anyone who is looking for a framework for solving personal and business problems.
Anyone pursuing difficult goals that are riddled with setbacks and problems.
Anyone whose job requires them to think on their feet and solve problems.
The Following Maps are Included in this Bundle...
Problem Solving Skills
This IQ Matrix explores how to improve your ability to work through problems using a progressive series of steps developed for problem-solving. The techniques outlined within this mind map are also quite flexible and adaptable. The mind map begins by breaking down the mindset needed for problem-solving. It then delves into the 6-step problem-solving method that you can apply to any problem you face. The final branch of the map examines several problem-solving methods you can use to work through your problems far more effectively.
Problem Solving Model
This IQ Matrix explores a process of steps a life coach would typically use to help their client work through a problem in a rational and objective way. The map presents guidelines and outlines a series questions to help a coach guide their client through the intricacies of a problem. With a solution at hand, their client becomes more resourceful and able to handle their circumstances in optimal ways. Specifically, the map breaks down how to probe for answers, how to identify obstacles, how to explore options, and finally lays down a path for solving the problem. Yes, this map is ideal for life coaches, but also extremely valuable for self-coaching purposes.
Six Thinking Hats
This IQ Matrix explores how to think more effectively, critically, and creatively about your problems, life, and circumstances using the Six Thinking Hat approach to problem-solving. This method for problem-solving was originally created by Edward de Bono. Each branch of this map explores one of the Six Thinking Hats. Each hat approaches the problem from a slightly different perspective. In combination, these hats can help you to effectively work through any problem you might face.
Solving Life's Problems
This IQ Matrix provides you with a blueprint you can use to solve the array of problems that life throws your way. Specifically, the mind map explores the various meanings and perspectives of our life’s problems and how to benefit from them. It outlines the requirements for solving problems in optimal ways. And presents you with a series of guidelines you can use to work through day-to-day problems far more effectively and smoothly. This map will help you develop the necessary habits of mind you need to ease stress, anxiety and worry that many people face when trying to solve problems.
Thinking Like a Detective
This IQ Matrix explores how to solve problems more effectively by thinking like a detective solving a case. Sherlock Holmes is one of the most well-known and renowned detectives. Countless books have been written about him, and various movies and TV shows have also explored his life. Yes, he is a fictional character, however, his ability to read people and solve crimes was quite remarkable. This mind map unlocks the secrets of how to think like Sherlock Holmes. However, this ain’t about solving a criminal case. You are instead provided with a step-by-step plan for solving a typical life problem. Specifically, the mind map breaks down a 6-step process you can use to solve your life problems just like a detective.
Define Your Problem
This IQ Matrix explores how to define your problem before you even begin to work through the problem solving process. Having a clear definition of your problem will help you lay down the foundations for solving that problem. Specifically, the mind map explains how to define your problem and the goal you would like to achieve. It challenges you to imagine a desired reality where your problem is no longer a concern. And it guides you through a critical assessment of your past and present to help lay down the foundations for solving the problem you are working through.
Investigate Your Problem
This IQ Matrix throws you into research mode, where you take time to investigate the intricacies of your problem in detail. As you work through this map you are provided with a series of questions that help you explore the facts surrounding your problem. Then once you are clear about the facts, the map guides you through another series of questions that help you separate facts from opinions. Very much like a critical thinking exercise. Finally, when you have gained enough clarity, the map helps you organize and sort through all the data you have collected. This lays down the foundations for the creative problem-solving process that still yet to come.
Re-Imagine Your Idea
This IQ Matrix explores the brainstorming and creative thinking stages of the problem-solving process. The map outlines how to generate new ideas. Provides you with guidelines for more effective brainstorming. It shows you how to come up with creative ideas using a series of questions. These questions lay out a blueprint for finding potential solutions to problems. The map also highlights the value of incubating your ideas and how incubation can lead to breakthroughs in problem-solving.
Engineer a Plan of Action
This IQ Matrix provides you with essential guidelines you need to lay down a solid plan of action for bringing your creative idea to fruition. The mind map breaks down how to envision possible future scenarios that will help bring your creative ideas into the world. It presents you with a number of thought-provoking questions to help you outline each of your scenarios with clarity and purpose. It then outlines how to evaluate each of the scenarios you came up. This helps you choose the best option moving forward. And, finally, the map explains how to engineer a plan of action to help bring your idea to fruition.
Execute and Master
This IQ Matrix takes you through the process of executing your plan of action in the real world. While the execution stage is critical to the outcome that you would like to achieve, it’s also important that you learn from your experience. This helps you lay down the foundations for your next problem solving challenge. Specifically, the mind map outlines how to execute your plan of action. It highlights the need to maintain a certain level of control as you work your plan. Walks you through how to reflect and learn from your problem-solving experience. And shows you how to anticipate future problems that are yet to arise as you continue working toward your goals and objectives.
Each Map Comes in the Following File Formats...
JPEG Image File
JPEG files are ideal for viewing on your computer, tablet, mobile, or any other portable device. You can open these files using any photo viewing app or software.
PDF files are ideal for printing from your personal computer. And because these files are in high resolution format they can be printed in A4, A3, and A2 sizes.
Editable Mind Map File
The MindManager file format is an editable text only version of the IQ Matrix. It can be edited using Xmind, iMindMap, MindGenius mind mapping applications.
Some Maps May Also Include the Following Bonuses...
Written PDF Summary
This is a written summary of the mind map that breaks down in detail each branch and concept presented within the map. It's available in a printable PDF format. You will find the online version of these summaries on the IQ Matrix Blog.
This is a formatted eBook that summarizes each branch of the map in detail. These eBooks have a convenient clickable table of contents. Ideal for reading on your computer, tablet, mobile or device. The eBook comes in PDF and a flipbook format.
IQ Doodles are fun cartoon doodles that outline a very specific series of practical steps for improving various aspects of your life. Each IQ Doodle is linked to a topic outlined within a mind map. They are the perfect companion for each IQ Matrix.
Below you will find a short description for each icon. When the icon has a green tick it means that this item is included with your map. Items that have a red cross are not currently available.
IQ Matrix is excellent in helping people better understand the bigger picture on the various topics. In my first review of a map they are sometimes overwhelming. But when I take the time to really analyze each map I realize how much is there.
Of all the resources I have invested in during my journey, this is absolutely the best investment of all, and the maps are so affordable. I print them out, study them and work on them with clients.
More Content to be Added Over Time...
Summaries and eBooks for each IQ Matrix are made available over time. They will be added to your downloads page automatically once they have been published. At this time, no further IQ Doodles are planned for production. However, some of the 100s of mind maps that have been created do also include Visual Thinking Templates and instructions on how to use them.
AN IQ MATRIX IS LIKE A NEURON NETWORK OF INTERCONNECTED THOUGHTS
Each IQ Matrix represents a cluster of thoughts about a single topic. It’s like a neuron network of interconnected thoughts where you meticulously explore the brain of someone who has successfully mastered the topic. You then take those thought clusters and implant them into your own brain as you use the map. Kind of like a software upgrade for your brain.
HELPS ORGANIZE COMPLEX TOPICS AND IDEAS
Each map effectively categorizes the most important and actionable ideas about a topic into conveniently digestible chunks. It uses keywords and questions in a sentence-like structure that’s easy to follow and understand.
STIMULATES MEMORY AND RECALL OF INFORMATION
Each map uses a combination of keywords, colors and images designed in an organic radial-like structure that naturally helps improve memory while encouraging photographic recall of the information you are exploring.
PROVIDES A BIG PICTURE OVERVIEW OF TOPIC
Each map provides you with a comprehensive bird’s eye view of the topic. Subsequently, you gain deeper insights as you're better able to recognize how various ideas are interlinked together to form the whole topic.
ABOUT IQ MATRIX
At IQ Matrix we condense and simplify 100s of self-growth topics and turn them into beautiful reference posters that you can use for daily guidance and inspiration. Online since 2008, IQ Matrix has become a go-to source for life coaches and for those seeking personal growth and transformation.