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What are Critical Thinking Skills?

Critical thinking is the ability to think objectively, using facts to form a judgement or point of view. Why are Critical Thinking Skills Important? People underestimate the power their subconscious biases and emotions can have on their decision making. Strong critical thinkers will be able to analyze a situation objectively, based solely on facts from…

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Meeting Facilitation Services

The Six Thinking Hats (Parallel Thinking) course is a one-day program designed to teach the method developed by Dr. Edward de Bono to improve radically the way individuals and groups think, communicate and engage.  Six Thinking Hats (STH) introduces a common language which enables parallel thinking across the organization leading to exceptional improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness of meetings, along with the countless other benefits that come

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Creativity (Lateral Thinking)

Edward de bono Lateral Thinking Training (Creativity)

Given the accelerating pace of change in the world, tools to improve creativity (lateral thinking) are becoming more and more critical to success. Historically, managers and professionals have been trained to plan, organize and control work processes with the objective of improving efficiency and effectiveness – very little energy has been focused on improving creative thinking skills. Lateral Thinking, created by one of the world’s leading experts in creative thinking methods – Dr. Edward de Bono – offers tools and techniques that, when applied, actually increase both the ability to think creatively and the velocity of thought.

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JumpStart

JumpStart

The JumpStart  process is designed to bring a new team or an intact team together with a new manager to get to know each other, understand the key issues and begin to build interpersonal relationships with the new manager. The primary focus is on letting the team members get to know the new manager quickly through a series of structured, facilitated interactions, thereby significantly accelerating the process of relationship building and team performance.

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Executive Boot Camp

The Executive Boot camp is a five-day program is designed to provide high potential delegates at any level in the organization with thinking skills, processes and frameworks for developing business strategy, solving problems, making decisions, leveraging creative thinking and improving communication.  Research shows that these skills are among the key differentiates for successful (and unsuccessful) business leaders around the world.

The course introduces a common language and a client-driven approach to achieve the objectives of the program.  Due to the intensive and demanding nature of the program, it is conducted either as a residential (or onsite) course or virtually in a series of modules with inter-module “homework” conducted in teams.  The Executive Boot Camp is not for everybody – it is a “boot camp” for high-potential middle and senior level leaders – the experience is both demanding and highly rewarding.

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Building High-PerfomringTeams

Team Development Training Courses – TeamStart

The key to building High Performing Teams is to engage team members in the process of clarifying direction and building working relationships to ensure that teamwork is optimized. This is a complex process, useful for developing strategy for the upcoming year or getting a team / organization on the right track after major changes have taken place. The process is based on the assertion that active engagement leads to commitment and results.

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