Open To Think: Slow Down, Think Creatively And Make Better Decisions

September 11, 2018|
Open To Think: Slow Down, Think Creatively And Make Better Decisions by Dan Pontefract
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While it may not occur to us on a daily basis, there is a widespread cultural tendency toward quick decisions and quick action. This pattern has resulted in many of our society''s greatest successes, but even more of its failures. Though the root cause is by no means malicious, we have begun to reward speed over quality, and the negative effects suffered in both our personal and professional lives are potentially catastrophic. Best-selling author and Chief Envisioner Dan Pontefract offers the solution to this predicament with what he coins "Open Thinking," a cyclical process in which creativity is encouraged, critiquing leads to better decisions, and thoughtful action delivers positive, sustainable results. He proposes a return to balance between the three components of productive thought: dreaming, deciding, and doing. Based on organizational and societal data, academic research, historical studies, and a wide range of interviews, Open to Think is an appeal for a world of better thinking. Pontefract introduces tangible, actionable strategies to improve the way we think as organizations and individuals.
Dan is the founder and CEO of The Pontefract Group, a firm that improves the state of leadership and organizational culture. He is the best-selling author of three books: OPEN TO THINK, THE PURPOSE EFFECT and FLAT ARMY. A renowned speaker, Dan has presented at four different TED events and also writes for Forbes, Harvard Business Revi...
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Title:Open To Think: Slow Down, Think Creatively And Make Better Decisions
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:288 pages, 6.53 X 9.02 X 0.99 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 6.53 X 9.02 X 0.99 in
Published:September 11, 2018
Publisher:Figure 1 Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781773270272

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