# Focus Changers

" How can I make this exciting?

" How can I add value?

" What else can I say about this subject?

" Why am I stuck at this particular point?

" How can I get unstuck?

" What am I missing here?

" What am I wrong about here?

" Why?

" How can I prove that?

" How can I disprove that?

" What do I think about that?

" If I continue to think that way, what might happen?

" What other problems like this one have I experienced?

" What solutions can I borrow from past problems that can be applied to this current one?

" What does this remind me of?

" What’s the best-case scenario?

" What’s the worst-case scenario?

" What am I doing right?

" What am I doing brilliantly?

" How can I jump the track?

" Which strengths of mine (or my company’s) can I apply?

" Which weaknesses need to be compensated for?

" Where’s the proof that that statement is true?

" How am I the wrong person for this project?

" How am I the right person for this project?

" How would an arbitrator judge that?

" If I wanted to make a big mistake here, what would I do?

" What data do I need that I don’t yet have?

" How can I better use the data I already have?

" How would I describe the situation to the CEO?

" How would I describe it to my mother?

" How would I describe it to my most supportive friend?

" How would I describe it to a disinterested stranger?