WhatBox uses "How Might We" (a.k.a. HMW) as our 'go to' challenge framer. This term has deep roots in the design thinking world but what we like about it is the psychology behind leading with a possibility stance which helps mitigate negativity bias and invite creativity to the table ('how might' is subtle but it does suggest there is a way!) . The use of 'we' goes a step further to establish unity and safety. Three simple but yet powerful words can kickstart your challenge and fuel your next problem-solving challenge towards unlocking new thinking.
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