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A classic three-olive martini. (Thinkstock/Thinkstock)
A classic three-olive martini. (Thinkstock/Thinkstock)

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Waterloo, Ont.-based consultants Samantha and Marc Hurwitz recommend a “three-olive martini” to solving problems. Not the drink, but thinking of each olive as a different approach: a quantity solution, when you need to do more or less of something; an adaptation solution, where you make a tweak; and an innovative solution where you do something new. When you face a tough challenge, throw all three olives into the mix. Fliptips Newsletter

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