A show of hands please .... "Who has wasted time in a meeting recently"? It's a rhetorical question of course, but when we ask this within any organisation virtually everyone in the room will raise their hands and a ripple of ... Read More
For our Middle-Eastern colleagues we will be in the UAE in July and holding 3 day session in Creative Thinking & Complex Problem Solving.
This 3 day interactive course day will provide participants with tools and end-to-end processes incorporating a ... Read More
As people increasingly become politically-polarised and as a result group-think becomes more common, society is losing it's critical thinking skills.
Never has the need for these skills been greater.
To assist we have listed 7 key pieces of advice to improve your ... Read More
It is acknowledged that Complex Problem Solving, Critical Thinking & Creativity are the top 3 skill sets required in the workplace in 2020. Yet how many organisations will be sufficiently skilled to address and take advantage of that need?
An all too ... Read More
Everything we do is proceeded with some form of thought, yet we tend to focus on the resulting action and spare little attention to the thinking driving our action when developing our staff.
When discussing thinking I like to use the metaphor ... Read More
Having given some thought over the years to the way people think and interact in meetings, I have pulled together this simple model of interactive collaboration, or What is the thinking behind the behaviours that we observe in our meetings?
The model ... Read More
Our upcoming training dates for the Six Thinking Hats have now been finalised for Canberra, Sydney & Melbourne. These will include one day courses for facilitators and anyone wishing to improve the thinking in their workplace and three day certification courses for ... Read More
Wikipedia defines a buzzword as “a word that has begun to be used in the wider society outside of its original context by nonspecialists who use the term vaguely or imprecisely. Labeling a term a “buzzword” often pejoratively implies that it is ... Read More
Six Thinking Hats® Public Training Day in Civic, Canberra on October 17, 2018.
How much would it be worth to your organisation if you could run meetings and communication 30-40% faster than you do now ?
If your people have never ... Read More
Six Thinking Hats® Training Day in the Melbourne CBD on Friday August 31 .
How much would it be worth to your organisation if you could run meetings and communication 30% faster than you do now ?
If your people have ... Read More
Over the coming months we will be scheduling a number of training sessions that will include Public Workshops in Edward de Bono's The Six Thinking Hats In Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.
We will also be conducting an accreditation process for those ... Read More
We will be conducting a Six Thinking Hats Public Workshop in Perth on June 2 next year on behalf of Chalmers International, the Official deBono Training Distributors for Australia and New Zealand.
People and organisations are seeking improvement and quality across many ... Read More
Do you need to see new possibilities going forward?
Does your organisation need new ideas to take best advantage of your opportunities?
Do you need to become "unstuck"?
If so train your staff to think laterally.
This ... Read More
There are two broad pathways to efficiency and sustainable practice.
Mandated requirements to look beyond economic considerations demand that we make a concerted effort seek out new ways and means of developing efficient and sustainable business practices.
The first pathway is one ... Read More
One of the most important things we do in organisations is interact in meetings.
Yet 90% of people I speak to indicate their meetings are not as productive as they could be or worse, a waste of their ... Read More
As the economic climate tightens and the challenge not just to thrive but survive increases, the need for Business Efficiency has rarely been greater. Irrespective of industry type we are all going to need to do more with less, increase ... Read More