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How Heuristics Help You Make Quick Decisions

How Heuristics Help You Make Quick Decisions | Systems Thinking | Scoop.it
Heuristics allow people to solve problems and make judgments quickly and efficiently, but they are also prone to errors. Discover how heuristics work.
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Want simplicity in leadership? Then embrace complexity first

Want simplicity in leadership? Then embrace complexity first | Systems Thinking | Scoop.it
If you want to thrive not just survive, embracing the principles of complexity theory can be extremely valuable (Want to lead in today's increasingly complex world? Then embrace complexity theory first.
Ian Biggs, FAIPM, CPPE's insight:

The utopia of complexity science resides in the ability to understand, predict and control emerging phenomena. In a leadership sense and in a complex adaptive system, what this means is that we can no longer simply react to situations with the traditional crisis management approach. The adaptive leader will be successful if they understand the organisational hot spots, predict the next flare up, and put measures in place to control the cause. How many situations have you seen where this was not applied and what was the cost of the damage?

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Emotional intelligence most important tool for SMEs, expert suggests

“While business owners expend most of their energy focusing on planning, administration, cashflow, and getting through the day, one expert says the focus should shift to the psychology of business.”
Ian Biggs, FAIPM, CPPE's insight:
In a study conducted by Matthew D. Gonzalez, Ph.D., PMP, he revealed the following findings as the top 5 skills necessary for project managers over the next 5 years, (a) Communicating with Impact, (b) Persuasive Leadership, (c) Conflict Management, (d) Change Management, and (e) Adaptive Personality will serve as the most vital EI skills over the next five years for successful project/program management implementation.
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