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Thinking Directions



Help Your Team Meet the Challenges
You Set for Them

You hire the people with the best experience and judgment for every job. You present them with tough challenges. You can count on them to step up.

But your team sometimes needs support to help them follow through effectively. The business environment is always changing, and you are asking your people to take on new, unfamiliar, uncomfortable tasks, with no cookie-cutter procedures to follow.

In Jean Moroney's corporate programs, your team will dive into a working session designed to address your particular challenges. Sessions build analytical skills, independent thinking, and effective communication among team members.

Off-the Shelf Programs

Alternately, you may want a custom program

A custom program is best if you are looking to help your whole team deal with a specific challenge. We can combine material from different programs to address your problem to achieve a team-wide solution.

In off-the-shelf programs, each person will bring his own work to think about during the in-class working sessions.

Are Jean Moroney's programs a good fit for your company?

It's a good fit if... It's not a good fit if...
You value independent thinkers on your team

You just want people to buckle down and do what they're told
You see the need for participants to test-drive solutions using real problems, so tactics can easily be applied later to other issues

You are looking for a one-time fix to a one-time problem
You want a partner who will help figure out what the team needs to make the time most valuable You are filling a time slot
You insist that the time spent on the program keeps paying off in the future You aren't looking for a continued impact on results from the program

If you think we may be a fit, fill out the form below, and we'll set up a free consult.

"Having participated in the Thinking Tactics course, I would recommend it to anyone who wants to improve their thinking methods. The course is particularly helpful in bringing to consciousness practical techniques to focus your thought process and overcome thinking inertia. Every participant in the course I attended found it to be extremely helpful."
—John Allison, Chairman & CEO, BB&T

"This class teaches practical tactics which apply directly to real-world problems. The lessons are well-integrated and memorable: months after the training, the vocabulary and tactics from class are still seen commonly in our group's technical reviews, brainstorming sessions, and other meetings. I recommend Thinking Tactics as a tool for developing your top employees."
—Blake Scholl, Manager, Community Social Networks, Amazon.com

"As Jean energetically presents her course in an organized, skillful manner, I listen with a big grin knowing how much extra profit I will make by having our employees spend a day with her being taught how to think better. The attendees come back charged with Jean's energy and ideas, ready to work."
—Doug Arends, Chairman, Canadian Bank Note Company

 

"I use 'Thinking Tactics' for a lot of day-to-day activities at work. They're great tools to have available. Before I took the class, I might delay working on a problem when I got stuck, and move on to something else. Now I know what to look for and what to do. I've not had an instance where I haven't been able to come up with a solution using the tactics. Thanks for a great life lesson."

 —Brett Crawford, Automotive Engineering, Detroit, Michigan

 

"I've taken many great training courses, however, I can confidently say that I have never before had a course that within 30 minutes on my first morning back on the job, I'm referencing the training materials for on-the-job guidance!  What a testimonial as to the applicability of "Thinking
Tactics"!  Thanks to BB&T for offering 'Thinking Tactics' and for Jean's facilitation! 

"P.S.  Jean—I've posted your laminated Thinking Flow Diagram right by my workstation!"

 —Rachel M. Floars, BB&T EDC Risk Manager

 

"I was working on a strategy document for my new team and getting stuck. So I pulled out my binder from the course and reviewed the 'Thinking on Paper' section. The technique really helped. Thank you."

 —Randy Henne, Principal Group Program Manager, Microsoft Ireland

 

"After Jean gave Thinking Tactics 1: Concentration to the legal department, I had at least a dozen emails saying how great it was."

 —David Miller, General Counsel & Secretary, Rogers Communications Inc.

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