See like someone else
When we get stuck as a Perplexed Planner, we have trouble imagining a different way of doing things. Let’s face it, if we have to come up with a new plan, we tend to get stumped. So ask yourself, “What would ___________ do?” Fill in the blank with someone you admire for his creativity or flexibility. Or a person who is good at thinking on her feet. Then free your mind to answer the question — several times if you can.