The more you know, the less you carry.Mors Kochanski, wilderness survival expert.
Writing and sketching.
Workshops (structured ideation and synthesis).
That’s my toolkit, more or less, for most design problems.
The further I get into my career the more affinity I have for simple and sturdy intellectual tools that can be applied to any number of situations. Give a skilled survivalist a knife, good shoes, and a bit of rope, and they’ll be just fine.