"What are the most obvious solutions to this problem?"
Prompt "What are the less obvious solutions?"

Participants in a session can often get caught up in the complexities surrounding potential outcomes. Consider using the first question to brainstorm the simplest and most obvious solutions and the second question to uncover less obvious answers.

See Making Questions Work, Chapter 7, "Questions for Addressing Issues", p 191.

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