Elastic Minds: What are you Thinking? FAQ
Who are Elastic Minds? Creative, innovative, and flexible people.
Why would you buy the Elastic Minds book? This book does an excellent job of discussing the skills of an elastic mind and highlighting the stories of business professionals who have faced hurdles in their professional and personal lives and have responded by reimagining ways to create businesses, engage colleagues or lead teams in learning and business development/growth, and invent and utilize tools to change markets.
What were the benefits of ready the Elastic minds book? It was a reminder of my life and my struggles as I was building my work experience. It brought reminiscence of my drive to succeed, and how I mindfully orchestrate the path that I laid bricks toward success.
How would the Elastic Minds book prepare you for the competitive landscape? We’re living in a very competitive world today with globalization in much of our lives. We need to be creative, resilient and have the elastic mind that will provide us with the competitive edge to be ahead and stay ahead.
How do you know when to Start? You are at a Readiness state to begin the journey.
Why is Rinse important? Everyone need to be Refreshed or energized to continue forward.
When do you Repeat? After developing the Resilient capacity to recover and start again.
What are the Six thinking lens? Include 1) creative, 2) critical, 3) design, 4) strategic, 5) lean, and 6) systems thinking to deliver value-driven outcomes and / or customer jobs to be done.
What is Creative thinking? The ah-ha moments experienced in the shower. This form of thinking is seeing ideas in new ways, sometimes out of the box or within the box.
What is Critical thinking? Commonly seen as the ability to problem solve.
What is Design thinking? A solution-focused mind-set. The trend in business is to apply principles of design in all aspects of innovation.
What is Strategic thinking? To prioritize and decide on one or more opportunities or threats. An insightful perspective based on external factors and a sixth sense to have the proper context when responding to threats and opportunities.
What is Lean thinking? Emphasizes maximum value, minimum waste, and effective flow.