Think Better

Hurson, Tim
October 2010
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Oct2010, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p9
The article offers information on raising the power of thinking or thinking exponentially through productive thinking. Three of the most common problems that the author sees in companies he has worked with include addressing the wrong problems, implementing programs without a clear idea of where they are heading and failure to learn from successes and failures. The author says that the capacity for productive thinking is an organization's most vital resource.


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