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6-Hat Thinking Analysis

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6-Hat Thinking Analysis: A Structured Approach to Idea Evaluation

This template workflow guides you through a comprehensive analysis of an idea, using the 6-hat thinking methodology. It helps you evaluate an idea from different perspectives, ensuring a well-rounded understanding of its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and challenges.

The 6 steps in this workflow are:

1. White Hat Thinking (Facts)

Gather objective facts and data related to the idea.

2. Red Hat Thinking (Emotions)

Explore your emotional response to the idea, including gut feelings and intuitions.

3. Black Hat Thinking (Cautiousness)

Identify potential risks, drawbacks, and challenges associated with the idea.

4. Yellow Hat Thinking (Benefits)

Highlight the benefits, opportunities, and positive outcomes of the idea.

5. Green Hat Thinking (Creativity)

Brainstorm innovative solutions, alternatives, and possibilities related to the idea.

6. Blue Hat Thinking (Control)

Synthesize insights from the previous steps, guiding your team towards a balanced conclusion on the idea.

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