[Feature Friday] Lead Instructor Daniel Manning on Thinking Better: The ROI Online Podcast Ep. 94
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Do you have a problem in your organization that is consuming your time and thoughts? Maybe what you need are some fresh ideas from a trusting, collaborative team. On this Feature Friday episode of the ROI Online Podcast, Steve talks with Daniel Manning about how you can start thinking better so you can look at problems in a new way—and start to solve them.

Dan is the Lead Instructor in #HumanIntelligence and the author of Thinking Better. He and his team use games and exercises that allow your team to discover lessons of collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, and strategy to look at problems differently.

There are always going to be problems in your organization, the ability to solve them alongside your team and make something great out of them is what will make your business thrive among the rest.

Among other things, Dan and Steve discussed:

  • Dan’s back story in the Air Force
  • All about his book Thinking Better
  • The Status Quo Illusion definition
  • How culture affects our decision making
  • Why most people let the world go on instead if taking action
  • How to make decisions you can actually live with
  • Why it’s vital to create a safe, open work space where people can share their opinion
  • What shifting the focus of criticism off a person and to an action can do for your team
  • Connecting people with their intrinsic motivation for better results

You can learn more about Dan here:

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Read the books mentioned in this podcast:

The Golden Toilet by Steve Brown

Thinking Better by Daniel Manning

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