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Smart Thinking: Overcoming Complexity

via LinkedIn Learning


Learn how to refine your critical thinking and problem-solving skills to better manage the challenges of a complex world.


  • Why is the world so complex?
1. How to Think Like a Five-Year-Old
  • Why think like a five-year-old?
  • Deploying the curiosity quotient
  • Removing limiting words such as "but" from your vocabulary
2. Three Simple Steps for Dealing with Complexity
  • Step one: Utilizing focus
  • Step two: Holding yourself accountable
  • Step three: Harnessing self-belief
3. Working with Others to Solve Complex Problems
  • Creating a collaborative culture
  • Communicating what you're thinking
4. Managing Fear in Complex Situations
  • Controlling the fear
  • Motivation and confidence from the inside
  • Confront complexity now

Taught by

Richard Gerver


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