1. Examine the facts
Do you have all the information?
Is there something else going on?
Are you missing a piece of information?
2. Consider the possiblities
Sometimes we jump into a solution before we really consider all of the possible solutions. It is important when facing a problem that you think about all of the possible solutions including ones that may seem crazy or out of the box. It might just be what you in need in order to solve the problem.
3. Evaluate the situation logically
It is easy in the heat of the moment to lose your head. It is important to stop, calm down and think about the problem. You may need to make a pro-con list or analyze the consequences of the action you are going to take.
4. Look at the impact of your proposed solution on people, including yourself and your own value set
Before you make a decision consider the impact it will have on you, your organization and your establishment. Again we can jump right into a solution without thinking about the large impact it will have on everyone around us including ourselves.
Trust in this process every time to help make situations better when your faced with your next fire.
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