In a complex world, you need more creative and innovative thinking. But it's hard to do that when situations are changing fast and they feel urgent. By slowing down physically, taking the time to generate multiple possibilities, and seeking out divergent viewpoints, you can make smarter decisions even under rushed or adverse circumstances.
- In a complex world,…we need more creative and innovative thinking,…but it's hard to do that…when situations are changing fast and feel urgent.…By slowing down physically,…taking the time to generate multiple possibilities,…and seeking out divergent viewpoints,…you can make smarter decisions,…even under rushed or adverse circumstances.…By embracing those practices,…we can reach the Holy Grail,…the hard-earned simplicity…that we can reach by wading through…and making sense of the complexity.…
Agility, in many ways,…is the foundational skill of today's workplace.…We have no idea when or how things are going to change,…just that they are.…So if we can build the mental muscle…and fortitude to be ready for that and embrace it,…we're likely to be far more successful…than those who cower and cover their heads…because we're able to weather any storm or any conditions.…
- Recognize the pitfalls that negatively impact a person’s mental agility.
- Summarize the process of scenario pre-planning, or “pre-mortem.”
- Recall the importance of a decision journal.
- Explain the advantages obtained by becoming mentally agile.
- Identify the strategy mentally agile people use to avoid data paralysis.