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An offer presented to an employee, usually by a manager, which is an unwanted task outside the scope of the employee's normal job function that will cause much confusion and anxiety and never reward him the recognition he deserves anyway.
"Ron, are you busy? I need your help with something...I have a problemtunity, if you will..."
by Ron Crawley May 05, 2006
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An opportunity can lie within a problem. Problem solving can have a very positive and unexpected outcome.

TURN A PROBLEM INTO AN OPPORTUNITY, resulting in improvement or advancement. A PROBLEM IS REALLY AN OPPORTUNITY. It's like the saying, "The solution lies within the problem." A person shouldn't fear, neglect, or ignore problems because the very ACT of addressing them can open new doors and allow one to grow.
Example #1
Someone at a business meeting is complaining about mistakes made by the receptionist when taking down messages. The problem-tunity here is to take some positive action: perhaps submit some protocal that can be used as a company model and/or part of training. It would take the complainer and turn them into a positive employee in the eyes of management.

Example #2
A Bully at school is trying to con a Kid out of lunch money. The Kid usually hides or goes out of their way to avoid the Bully. Problem = Bully focusing on the Kid and creating shame or embarassment. Opportunity = Kid using the attention from the Bully creatively to befriend them and become allies.
by myfavoritecolorisclear February 01, 2011
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The combination of the words "problem" and "opportunity", and a reminder that problems are opportunities.
Intuitively , the graduate student sensed that getting a new next door neighbor who smokes was a PROBLEMTUNITY, but wasn't sure why. In the next few days and weeks he realized that seeing how fucked-up his neighbor was, addicted to nicotine and unable to quit smoking, and that man's other problemtunities, let the graduate student see how blessed he was to be healthy and living correctly. The opportunity the problemtunity presented him with is a chance to spend more time studying, because to prevent his new neighbor's cigarette smoke from entering his apartment through its main door he puts a blanket at the base of the door, and to not need to stick parts of the blanket in the cracks on the side of the door more than once-a-day, he stays at home more, dedicates more time to study, and is getting better grades.
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by PROFACT June 07, 2018
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