What possible options are there?
There are lots of different ways to generate and explore different options. Questions can help us spark the conversation. You might want to ask:
What's another way to do this?
What's another approach?
What assumptions are being made here? What's another way of looking at it?
What would be the quickest route?
What would be the most budget-friendly route/option?
Many teams today use the Five Why's. Asking Why five ore more times to help people get to the core of the issue. This too can help in generating multiple options.
For more ideas on this, check out MindTools.com's Decision Making Page here. They always have some great resources for professionals of all stripes.
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