Parallel thinking

Have you noticed that a standard conversation/discussion/debate usually focuses on supporting or disproving points that are being discussed? There are two tracks: you either support it, or you’re against it. This is called adversarial thinking.   But another way...

A Tale of the Two Mindsets

“Ugh, another buzzword!” you might be thinking. Well, not quite (also, read here why I don’t believe in buzzwords). A way of life, more like it! Let’s quickly establish what growth mindset is, what it isn’t, and how can it help you become...

Three thinking modes – no, they don’t exclude each other

With the development of problem-solving techniques and methodologies, some simple and known concepts are getting their revamped life. So now, especially working in design thinking, when I approach something in an A->B->C way, I hear: “oh, but you need to apply...

Life lessons from a baking show

I feel like in the world of the kitchen there are three types of people: + The Burners – “I’ll burn your house trying to boil some water!” + The In-Betweeners – “Eggs and beans on toast, and Cup-a-Soup, heck yeah!” + The...