and Case Studies
Experience has developed a wide range of Thinking
Intelligence™ and Clear
Thinking Models, Processes, Improvement Tools … and
revealing case studies …
all designed to help your teams improve business (and team) performance
♦ Stage-wise Business Thinking
Processes ... eg Strategy,
... some examples
NOTE: Each of these Business
Thinking Processes requires your team to engage, and
switch between, up to 30 different ‘ways of thinking’
(Thinking Styles) as you work
through the Process - this is the only way to
maximise results and minimise the risk of
Concept Analysis: highly effective and valuable tool for clarifying your thinking on new ideas or projects, or for articulating/explaining any difficult concept or initiative.
Concept Thinking: one of the most important Thinking Styles. It helps your team to focus on the core elements and avoid woolly thinking and vague language such as: “Well, it involves …” or “It is about …” when trying to explain a complex idea.
The Millennium Dome is a classic example of poor Concept Thinking - it took over 10 years to find a use for it.
Whole-Brained Flexible, Clear Thinking
Thinking Styles Descriptors and Prompts
|Ideas Creation, Evaluation, Planning||
Range of tools for:
|Creative Problem Solving||
Seven stage process with tools at each stage.
From 'Define the Problem' and 'Analyse the
Causes' to 'Plan how to implement the best
|Teamwork, Leadership, Change, and Learning models and tools||
|Role-play and Improvisation||Role-plays, Acting
& Improvisation techniques - these sessions are
effective in spotting Improvement Opportunities, changing culture, improving
selling skills, and developing thinking skills in pressure situations (eg creativity)
|Customer Role-plays||Aimed at improving the performance of Sales & Marketing teams and campaigns, or changing culture to becoming more customer-focused.|
|Communications Quality Assurance (including Selling)||
AdQA – the worlds first
Quality Assurance System for testing and improving
effectiveness of communications, ideally before publication – including selling.
Unique set of Questions, Tests, and Prompts that replicate the customers' viewpoint on advertisng, websites, exhibition stands, brochures, presentations, and selling.
See AdQA: World's first Communications QA System
|Reverse Innovation Engineering||Amazing tool for understanding how profitable ideas and innovations are created and developed. Invaluable for helping to create new ideas or see improvements ... and developing an innovation culture.|
|Some other key Tools||
Lessons from our Research
including Clear Thinking Case Study of the Month
Case Studies from our detailed research into:
♦ “Why Strategies,
Plans, Projects, Innovations, Decisions, and
|What affects Business/Team Performance||
An in-depth Cause & Effect Analysis technique that
is also a Leadership Training tool, a Teamwork
Development tool, and a fantastic stimulus for creating
ideas for Improvements.
See our research on What really affects Business Performance
|Have a Demo||Email us for an introductory discussion and demonstration of our Improvements services applied to any aspect of your business.|