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Critical Thinking at Work: Does Your Company POUND or FLEX?
July 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
We often talk about critical thinking skills in terms of recruiting new talent for projects or building teams. But how often do we take time to sharpen how we use critical thinking to approach challenges in business and life?
Join us for a workshop to help enhance our approach to critical thinking, and use it to improve processes and products. This workshop is for you if:
• You’re a manager and need to help your team identify and solve problems
• You’re an individual contributor to your team and want to become a thought leader
• You’re leading a fast-growing company and want to infuse critical thinking skills in your workforce
Connie Missimer is a philosopher and expert in critical thinking. Her book Good Arguments, 4th edition offers the basics in analyzing theories and arguments. She has been influential in the critical thinking community for articles on her empirically-based theory and has conducted workshops both nationally and internationally.
She joined Microsoft in 2003 and worked in MS Learning, then the nascent Tablet group and finally in Windows. In 2011 she joined AT&T as a senior manager, where she advised cell phone and tablet partners Samsung, HTC, Microsoft and Google on making their products more user-friendly. She is fascinated by empirical findings, especially strong counter intuitive ones, relating to daily work. She holds over a dozen patents.