How Might We?

rephrase problems as opportunities

How Might We?

What is How Might We??

"How Might We" is a research method to rephrase problems as opportunities and make it easier for a group to ideate. Participants turn a known challenge into a question beginning with “How Might We”.‍


How does How Might We? work?


What is a good example for How Might We??

Imagine you're running a problem solving workshop and want to move from a certain problem to possible solutions. Reframing the core problems into How Might We statements helps you to turn challenges into opportunities and start the ideation phase.


Who invented How Might We??


How Might We? Template Download

How Might We? Miro Template

  1. Click the button below, to open the How Might We? Miro Template
  2. In Miro click on the name of the board in the upper-left corner, to see the board info card
  3. Click on the Duplicate button in the info card to add the template into your own account.
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How Might We? Mural Template

  1. Click the button below, to open the How Might We? Mural Template
  2. In the new tab click on Create mural from template to create a new Mural board with the template in your account

Tip: You can also click "Save for later" to save the template into your account and use it in the future.

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How Might We? PDF Template

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Questions & Answers

How can I edit the How Might We? template?
Duplicate either the Miro or Mural How Might We? template. All you need for that is a free account on one of the platforms. From there you can fully edit and adapt the template content and colors to your own needs.
Can I share the How Might We? template with others?
Yes, absolutly! Feel free to share this template with your team, colleagues or organisation. The best way to do this, is to send them a direct link to the template.
Is it possible to print the How Might We? template?
Yes, you can print the How Might We? template. To do so, simply download the PDF version of this template. The PDF version is in A4 format, vector-based and can be printed in high-quality on large size. The best paper size for printing is A1, because it's still portable but gives you enough space to work on.
Do I need a payed Miro or MURAL account to use the How Might We? template?
No, a payed Miro or Mural account won't be necessary to use this template, because you can always use the free plan for both tools. Or if you exceed the limits of the free plan, you can always download this template as a PDF.
What is the license for this template?
This template is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0. In short that means, you are free to download, copy and share the template. But while doing so, you must give appropriate credit and provide a link to the How Might We? template website.