Critical Thinking is a key skill to navigate the contemporary work environment where there is a need for collaboration, creativity and the ability to handle complexity. Critical thinking skills help in making informed decisions and uncovering creative solutions to tricky problems. This training teaches Critical Thinking to both enhance work processes and improve social interactions. Read more about our why! approach to trainings.
Online class available (adjusted duration for optimal learning experience).
With the why innovation! approach, you will learn:
History and evolution of thought over the years
How biases, emotions and values affect our decision making
Common biases that influence our thinking an how to handle them
How to structure and win arguments
Common mental models for collaborative problem solving
Critical thinking as an important skill for innovation
Help improve decision making and navigate complexities
Increase the potential success of innovation
Learn to explore the nuances of logic, behavior and belief to win arguments and negotiations
Principal Consultant - Qualified trainer and facilitator
Qualified trainer and facilitator
Areas of focus Product Management, Innovation, Design Thinking, Business Strategy, Change Management Background Paul has over 20 years of corporate experience in leadership. He has a learning and organisational psychology background, with experience in facilitation of executive workshops. Paul has worked across a number of Agile and waterfall projects in global and regional roles. Hobbies Paul thrives on doing anything that challenges his own perceptions of
the world. Be it new experiences with food, friends, travel, music, and keeping
fit. Quote “Being able to know one’s self, recognising strengths and drawing on past
successes, can be a powerful aid in creating high-performing Agile teams.”
Senior Consultant - Coach, Trainer, Facilitator
Coach, Trainer, Facilitator
Areas of focus Business Design, Service Design, Design Thinking, Customer Experience, Product & Service Innovation, Business Agility, Brand Management, Storytelling Background Kalyani is a multi-disciplinary designer with a focus on business innovation and agility. She believes in purpose-driven transformation and applies a human-centred approach to solving problems. She has over 15 years of experience working with all kinds of organisations, across industries and geographies. Hobbies Kalyani is an explorer by nature. When she isn’t hiking or travelling, you will find her trying out new recipes, capturing moments on her camera or challenging herself on her drums. Kalyani is currently exploring mindfulness at work. Quote “What would you do, if you weren’t afraid”
Senior Consultant - Agile Coach
Areas of focus Agile transformation, Change management, Servant Leadership Background Ella has 10 years of experience in coaching individuals, teams and organisations. She is passionate about helping clients achieve their transformation goals. She has been an active speaker in the Agile community and has organised several regional and local Agile conferences. Hobbies Ella’s curiosity and exploratory nature has led her to pursue music and performing arts, travel all over the world and get inspired by different cultures. She is currently focusing on developing her graphic facilitator skills to support her work in Agile transformation. Quote “Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.”
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