Better Thinking for Better Results

Better Thinking for Better Results

by Cathy Lasher

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Overview

Do you think as well as you can? Does the quality of your thinking even matter? In this tool-packed practical guide, Cathy Lasher presents an exciting new way to get better results through focused thinking. Discover EDGE-it, a new approach that helps you sharpen your thinking in virtually any situation, leading to getting more of what you want, more easily. Benefit from your personal and professional experiences in a new way. Learn how to prevent that 'why did I just do that again?!' feeling. Achieve your future goals with greater ease and more control. Navigate the turbulent waters of the 21st century workplace with robust, research-based tools.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781909623873
Publisher: Panoma Press Limited
Publication date: 07/07/2015
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Cathy has been a university lecturer in reflective practice for the last few years. She is also an executive and business coach, and leadership development specialist, working with blue chip corporate clients and professional services firms, as well as public sector and not-for-profit clients. A businesswoman with wide experience over more than 20 years of helping enterprises improve their performance through enhancing the leadership capabilities of individuals, she combines robust academic skills in reflective thinking and formal qualifications as a chartered accountant and an MBA, with formal qualification as a relational psychotherapist and outstanding skills as a coach, facilitator and developer of talent. This combination enables her to offer a pragmatic business edge, underpinned by rigorous academic knowledge and solid psychological grounding.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Part 1 – The Case for Reflective Thinking
Chapter 1 – Reflective Practice Can Help You
Chapter 2 – Invest a Bit of Time to Reap Significant Benefits
Chapter 3 – Yes, But…
Part 2 – The Practical Map – EDGE-it
Chapter 4 – Representing a way of Noticing and Thinking that can be used in Virtually any Situation
Part 3 – Applying EDGE-it in Three Time Zones
Chapter 5 – EDGE-it After the Fact
Narrative
Workbook
Chapter 6 – EDGE-it In the Moment
Narrative
Workbook
Chapter 7 – EDGE-it For the Future
Narrative
Workbook
Part 4 – Taking it Forward
Chapter 8 – An Essential Leadership Skill
Chapter 9 – Establishing a Reflective Culture in Your Organisation
Conclusion
Your Afterword – Worksheets for Applying EDGE-it to Your Reading of this Book
Appendix 1 – A Brief History of Reflective Practice, with Models
Appendix 2 – Possible Further Reading
About the Author
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