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How to be Resourceful

How to be Resourceful PhotoProblems don’t come with solutions at all times. In some cases, you may just have to utilize what you have on hand and apply some creative thinking to weave practical solutions. There is no standard remedy for every crisis.

However, here are some useful tips on how you can overcome a challenging situation.

Evaluate the condition

Being able to define a crisis situation will help you formulate effective solutions. When you fail to identify the nature of the problem, it can cause you to worry a lot which is unproductive in any sense.

Identify how severe your problem is. Determine the urgency to solve it. Does it prompt for an immediate solution or does it allow enough time for you to address it. An emergency situation will require you to think fast and solve it quickly.

However, you need to control yourself and avoid panic. Keeping calm, will allow you to think soundly before acting.

Evaluate your resources on hand

Be resourceful. Identify potential resources you can utilize to solve the crisis situation. Keep in mind that there are a lot of means you can utilize to overcome challenges. Potential resources will include:

  • Money – is a potent resource which will allow you to solve a lot of crises. When you don’t have enough funds, you can always find ways to gather some by finding a job or asking people.
  • People – Get support from others. Ask a family member or a friend you trust for help. Seek help from authorities. If necessary, don’t hesitate to ask a stranger for help. Sometimes the courage to ask for help will create a significant difference.
  • Things – All the stuff are designed for a specific purpose. However, when a crisis situation arises, being resourceful would mean being able to see beyond what a specific object is intended for. Empty plastic containers will make a good floating device when a situation necessitates for such.

Grab the opportunity

Make use of every chance that comes. Do not wait for the rain to stop before moving on. If you see something you can use for cover, use it and keep moving.

Act fast

Sometimes time will define the effectiveness of your solution. Act promptly and don’t waste time examining when you have what is needed to solve the dilemma.

Be conventional

You don’t need to stick to what is normally done in order to solve an issue. Sometimes a crazy idea can also be as effective. Apply creative thinking.

Invent solutions

Utilize available resources to create practical solutions. Aside from a rope, there are other stuff you can use to tie objects together.

Keep on trying

When you fail on your first attempt, try it the second time around and so on until you solve the crisis. However, be sure to make revisions in each try and avoid making the same mistake.

Solving problems and issues can be extremely challenging. However, with the right attitude and some degree of courage, you will surely overcome any obstacle.