Thinking Beyond Your Brain: Understanding the Bridge Between Problem Solving and Story Making to Improve Cognition in the Workplace This article explores our association with the environment and how it can impact our thinking skills through interaction. Thinking hands or increase your brain power by touching stuff! Use of LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® is included. This was first written as a submission on a Masters course and will be rewritten to show practical application soon. Lay … [Read more...] about Thinking Beyond Your Brain
Creative thinking exercise - something to fire the brain cells Switching On The Lateral Thinking There are three switches outside a closed room. There are three lamps inside the room. You can flip the switches as much as you want while the door is closed, but then you must enter just once and determine which switch is connected to which lamp. How can you do it? For the answer to the creative thinking exercise scroll down... ;) The answer to this … [Read more...] about Creative thinking exercise 2
Seeking the Potential of, and in our People Often we talk about succession planning, or talent management and identification. But do we really know what talent is - or how to find it? Many organisations use tools like the Nine Box Grid or one of the many other talent management frameworks to identify, map and ultimatly manage talented people. But as the old saying goes - rubbish in --- leads to --- rubbish out. Identifying Talent Potential So when we are looking to identify … [Read more...] about Talent Management & Identification – who are we kidding?
Is it the method or the result that is important? Having watched a professional discussion about the pro's and con's of NLP and other psychology based tools for HR, OD and people development (training & coaching) activities, it got me thinking... Call the plumber we have a problem... Remember when you phone for a plumber you want that person to install a shower or stop a leak... you don't want to hire or contract on the name or brand of the tools they use... does it matter what type of … [Read more...] about People don’t care about NLP, TA, and other tools and methods – why do we get so besotted by them?