Organisations exist to solve problems.
Often the first problem is to understand what type of problem or problems you are working with.
One of the frameworks we love to help us or teams we're working with to think creatively is Cynefin. Courtesy of Dave Snowden at Cognitive Edge, Cynefin is a Sense Making Framework.
If you're struggling to understand why you're not getting traction on your problem solving it might be that you're approaching it in the wrong way.
Here's the explanation: