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September 25, 2020

Navigating Complexity: 5 Scenario Planning Mistakes & How To Stop Them

Business Strategy, Ashton Bishop, Marketing Strategy, Decision Making, Creativity, Culture & Leadership, Scenario Planning, Alignment

Learn about the scenario planning mistakes and how you can prevent them from misfiring your strategy so you can navigate complexity efficiently.

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November 22, 2018

An Effective Framework for Strategic Decision-Making

Decision Making, Culture & Leadership

Companies do not come to faster decisions by osmosis — it is always the result of a better decision-making framework.In agile organisations, the ability to make nimble decisions lead to 2.5x the growth, twice the profit, and a 30% higher ROI on investments.

Read on to find out how you can unlock your ability to make great, smarter decisions.

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September 15, 2017

How Genghis Khan and Mother Teresa Would Beat Amazon in Australia

Business Strategy, Power of Model Thinking, Decision Making, Popular Posts, History's Greatest Strategists

If you had to make a list of some of the most powerful brands in history, online retail giant Amazon would undoubtedly be right at the top. According to one recent study, the company saw $2.371 billion in net income in 2016 on the back of $136 billion in net sales — and that’s just in the United States. The company is also growing at a rate of about 27% year-over-year and currently employs more than 341,000 people. All of this is to say that the fact that Amazon has decided to make its long-awaited move into Australia should come as a surprise to absolutely nobody. 

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September 6, 2016

How to Boost Individual Participation in Team Decision Making

Power of Model Thinking, Decision Making

Looking for ways to get your shy team member to openly contribute ideas? The Stepladder Technique could do the trick.

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May 27, 2016

Making Better Decisions: The Ladder of Inference

Ladder of Inference, thinking, Power of Model Thinking, Decision Making

Learn about how the Ladder of Inference can help you make better decisions

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May 26, 2016

3 Common Biases Affecting Your Decision-Making

Gamblers Fallacy, Power of Model Thinking, Decision Making, Confirmation Bias, Fundamental Attribution Error

There are 100,000,000,000,000,000 processes running through your head right now. Learn the best way to recognise the biases that can occur and how to manage them in your decision-making.

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March 8, 2016

The Power of Decisions

Bias, Personal Growth, Power of Model Thinking, Decision Making, Power of Decision, Culture & Leadership

We make choices everyday. If we improved the quality of our choices, what impact would what have on our lives?

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